Synonyms for Mug:

n.

abductor, accessory, arsonist, child molester, con artist, fence, drug baron, drug lord, CONMAN, con woman. ambush, assail, assault, face, feature, go for, map, muzzle, pan, precede, puss, set on, come at, fly at, strike at. express, grimace, moue, mouth, pout, prey, sitting duck, sitting target. attack, barrel, bath, bottle, carton, cupful, glassful, hood, hoodlum, jug, level, punk, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, tough, toughie. butt, dupe, flute, gudgeon, lamb, loving cup, monkey, pigeon, pushover, schooner, snifter, victim, wise. bug out, furrow, glare, glower, jut, make a face, make faces. looks. cup (noun)
beaker, bowl, chalice, coffee cup, cup, demitasse, glass, goblet, jigger, magnum, shot glass, stein, tankard, teacup, tumbler, wineglass.
drinking cup (noun)
coffee cup, demitasse, flagon, jug, tankard.
easy mark (noun)
pigeon.
face (noun)
countenance, grimace, kisser, puss.
mug (noun)
chump, countenance, fall guy, fool, gull, kisser, mark, mugful, patsy, phiz, physiognomy, schlemiel, shlemiel, smiler, soft touch, visage.
quantity (noun)
mugful.
vessel (noun)
flagon.

v.

hold up (verb)
assault, rob, steal.
steal (verb)
abstract, blackmail, burglarize, cop, defraud, embezzle, extort, filch, fleece, grab, haul, heist, hijack, holdup, lift, loot, nip, palm, pilfer, pirate, plagiarize, plunder, poach, pocket, rob, rustle, shanghai, shoplift, steal, stickup, swindle, swipe.

Other synonyms:

Phiz
phiz.
face, flute, glassful, go for, gudgeon, jut, loving cup, moue, roughneck, set on, sitting duck, snifter, toughie, fly at, sitting target. ambush, bug out, carton, dupe, grimace, jug, pan, pigeon, prey, punk, pushover, puss, rowdy, ruffian, schooner, come at. assail, barrel, hoodlum, lamb, muzzle, strike at. bottle, feature, map, monkey, mouth. assault, butt, hood, victim. attack. level. Other relevant words:
ambush, assail, assault, attack, barrel, bottle, butt, chump, countenance, dupe, face, fall guy, feature, flagon, fool, go for, grimace, gudgeon, gull, hood, hoodlum, jug, jut, kisser, lamb, loving cup, map, mark, monkey, moue, mouth, mugful, muzzle, pan, patsy, phiz, physiognomy, pigeon, pout, prey, punk, pushover, puss, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, schlemiel, schooner, set on, shlemiel, sitting duck, smiler, soft touch, tough, toughie, victim, visage, make a face, looks, come at, make faces.

Usage examples for mug

  1. " And you better not show your ugly mug down in Wild Cats' Gulch, if you don't want to be stood on your head and druv down into the ground like a post, and buried alive! – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  2. " And poor darling Jinny has sold her mug to buy it with- all to please us. – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  3. But if you ever open your mug about this, I'll do to you what I did to the Spider to- day- and if you want to know what that is, go and ask the police to let you have a look! – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard