Definition of "mug" [mug]

  • A heavy cylindrical drinking cup usually having a handle. (noun)
  • The amount that such a cup can hold. (noun)
  • Informal The human face. (noun)
  • Informal The area of the human mouth, chin, and jaw. (noun)
  • Informal A grimace. (noun)
  • A drinking vessel with a handle, usually cylindrical and made of earthenware (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The quantity held by a mug or its contents (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "mug" in a sentence
  • "*grabs a fresh frawsty mug, pumps teh tap, fills teh mug*"
  • "I think the favicon of your mug is my favorite part."
  • "A handful in a pretty box or a mug is a lovely gift for any lady."