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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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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