mug - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/mʌɡ/
present tense
I/you/we/theymug
he/she/itmugs
present participlemugging
past tensemugged
past participlemugged
  1. to attack someone in a public place and steal their money, jewellery, or other possessions

    They were mugged just in front of their house.

phrasal verbs