Synonyms of mug in English:


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1‘a china mug’

tankard, glass, stein, flagon, pot, pint pot, toby jug
British beaker
dated seidel
archaic stoup

2‘I never want to see your ugly mug again’

face, features, countenance, physiognomy
informal clock
British informal mush, phiz, phizog, dial
British rhyming slang boat race
Scottish, Irish informal coupon
Northern Irish informal bake
North American informal puss, pan
literary visage
archaic front

3‘he's no mug—he's got it all worked out’

fool, simpleton, innocent, dupe, gull
informal sucker, easy touch, soft touch, pushover, chump, noddle, dummy, dope, dimwit, dumbo, nerd, knucklehead, lamebrain, pea-brain, pudding-head, thickhead, wooden-head, pinhead, airhead, birdbrain
British informal muggins, juggins, charlie
North American informal patsy, sap, schlemiel, pigeon, mark, dumbhead, dumbass
Australian, New Zealand informal dill
North American vulgar slang asshat


1‘he was mugged by three youths who stole his bike’

assault, attack, set upon, beat up, knock down, rob
informal jump, rough up, lay into, work over, steam
British informal duff up, do over
North American informal stick up