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mug in Utensils topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmugmug1 /mʌɡ/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 mug.jpg DFUa tall cup used for drinking tea, coffee etc a coffee mug2 DFUa large glass with a handle, used especially for drinking beer a beer mug3 mug/mugful of something4 British English spoken informalSTUPID/NOT INTELLIGENT someone who is stupid and easy to deceive Only a mug would pay that much for a meal.5 be a mug’s game6 spoken informal a face Something scared him. Probably your ugly mug!
Examples from the Corpus
mugShe rummaged around and found a teapot and a mug.Don't be a mug! That picture's not worth as much as that!If you need a drink, dip a mug over the side - the water is disease-free.I made Joanna respectable by putting up my anchor lantern, made myself a mug of cocoa, and turned in.a mug of cocoaShe had half drained her mug when she said, ` Ah, that's better!He's asked me to work over the weekend again - he must think I'm some kind of mug.There were good things at school too, cooked dinners every day and milk if you took your own mug.In another bag she had a kettle and six mugs.Constable Jamieson came in with a steaming mug of tea and put it on the desk in front of him.Claudia dived into her pocket, dropped the sleeping pills into the mug, stirred swiftly and rapidly switched the mugs round.ugly mugRubbing his cheekbones in slow circles, he winces with pain at the sight of his own ugly mug.