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mug
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mug(
muhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (big, tall cup)
a. la taza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for coffee and tea)
I spilled my coffee mug all over the table.Derramé mi taza de café sobre la mesa.
b. la jarra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for beer)
The table was full of beer mugs.La mesa estaba llena de jarras de cerveza.
c. el tarro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for beer)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We ordered two mugs of dark beer.Pedimos dos tarros de cerveza oscura.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(stupid person) (United Kingdom)
a. el bobo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la boba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Her ex-boyfriend is a mug.Su exnovio es un bobo.
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(face)
a. la jeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I can't stand looking at her mug.No soporto verle la jeta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to rob)
a. asaltar
Someone mugged her at midnight.Alguien la asaltó a medianoche.
b. atracar
He was mugged on the train.Lo atracaron en el tren.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to grimace)
a. hacer muecas
He spent the whole show mugging at the camera.Pasó todo el programa haciendo muecas a la cámara.
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mug
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cup)
a. la taza alta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a. la jeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(face)
mug shotfoto para ficha policial
3. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. el bobo(a) m,f, primo(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la bobo(a) m,f, primo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(gullible person)
b. el zonzo(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la zonzo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
it's a mug's gameeso es cosa de tontos
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (attack)
a. atracar
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mug [mʌɡ]
noun
1 (cup) tazón (m) más alto que ancho; (más alto que ancho)
do you want a cup or a mug? ¿quieres una taza normal o una taza grande?
2 (glass) jarra (f)
a beer mug una jarra de or para cerveza
3 (dupe) boboaboba (m) (f);a boba primoaprima (m) (f);a prima
what a mug I've been! ¡mira que he sido bobo!; smoking is a mug's game fumar es cosa de bobos
4 (face) jeta (informal) (f); careto (m) (very_informal); (Esp)
what a mug she's got! ¡qué jeta tiene! (informal)
transitive verb
(attack and rob) atracar; asaltar
he was mugged in the city centre lo atracaron en el centro de la ciudad
modifier
mug shot (n) fotografía (f) para las fichas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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