There are 2 translations of mug in Spanish:

mug1

Pronunciation: /mʌg/

n

  • 2 (gullible person) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], idiota (mf), ingenuo, (mf) that's a mug's game es cosa de idiotas
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    • The title of this piece might seem to be no more than a comment on the ease with which the flats, mugs, suckers, punters, marks, gulls, or coneys could be relieved of their money.
    • But if you work out how these people make their money, the answer is simple: from mugs who take the bait.
    • It was amazin' how he'd fooled so many mugs round here over the years and in fact how few people actually knew his record.
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    • This town is being held hostage by mugs, thugs, murderers and intimidators.
    • It's a dour game for thugs, mugs and businessmen.
    • So went poor Jean Dexter, blonde and beautiful, choked and doped and drowned in the bathtub of her Upper West Side apartment by a couple of mugs in suits and leather gloves.
  • 3 3.1 (face) [slang/argot] cara (f), jeta (f) [slang/argot], careto (masculine) (Spain/España) [slang/argot] get your ugly mug out of here! ¡lárgate de aquí! [colloquial/familiar] 3.2mug shot
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    • It seems nobody feels that they are guilty until a big, blown up shot of their ugly mug is thrust in front of them with the speed that the offender was doing shown on the snap.
    • Obviously, the reason you keep seeing our four ugly mugs up here night after night is that the ratings are at such a level…
    • Guys, you're not fooling anyone - I've seen your ugly mugs in the liner notes.

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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 2 translations of mug in Spanish:

mug2

vt (-gg-)

vi (-gg-)

  • (make faces) (American English/inglés norteamericano) hacer morisquetas
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    • Expect lots of silly dancing around and mugging to camera.
    • His wacky personality seems anything but morbid in the film, where he mugs for the camera and tells funny stories about his life.
    • He claims that he used to be a nerd, and he mugs for the camera in that doofy smiley way.

Phrasal verbs

mug up

(British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]
verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [subject] darle* duro a [colloquial/familiar], empollar (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], tragar* (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], matarse en (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], matearse (Chile) [colloquial/familiar], empacarse* (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar], puñalearse (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar] 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio to mug up on sth darle* duro a or (in Spain also/en España también) empollar or (in River Plate area also/en Río de la Plata también) tragar* or (in Mexico also/en México también) matarse en or (in Venezuela also/en Venezuela también) puñalearse algo [colloquial/familiar]

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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.