mug (1)

This page is about the slang term mug (1).

Meaning: to rob someone in a public place

For example:

  • While he was walking home from the station, Bob was mugged by some guy with a gun. He lost his wallet and his watch.

  • If you ever get mugged, don't resist. Just give them what they want and then report it to the police.

Quick Quiz:

Hasan was mugged in the park by

a. a girl doing a survey

b. a guy with a knife

c. a couple riding rollerskates

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Contributor: Matt Errey