Definition of mugging in English:

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mugging

Pronunciation: /ˈməɡiNG/

noun

An act of attacking and robbing someone in a public place: he was the victim of a brutal mugging
More example sentences
  • Car theft, burglary, muggings and pick-pocketing are the most common crimes and sometimes it seems no amount of precautions will protect you.
  • Families are not able to move around because there have been muggings, kidnappings, rapes, murders, car thefts, armed robberies of homes and business.
  • Why are consecutive governments refusing to admit that crime of all sorts, muggings, rapes, burglaries and murders, is out of control?

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Syllabification: mug·ging

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