An action in which a person forces another person to give them their wallet against their wishes, usually through the intimidation of a gun, knife, or bare hands.

Mug is Australian slang for a foolish person, especially one who has "been had" (been taken advantage of).

Georgie, ya bloody mug, whaddya mean you bought the Sydney Opera House off a bloke up the pub?

Also mug punter, meaning foolish customer.

Mug (?), n. [Cf. Ir. mugam a mug, mucog a cup.]


A kind of earthen or metal drinking cup, with a handle, -- usually cylindrical and without a lip.


The face or mouth.




© Webster 1913.

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