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Noun
A quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place
Noun
An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
Noun
Offense
Noun
Physical harmful attack
Verb
Present participle for to attack and rob (someone) in a public place
“If you mug an old lady you should get 20 years -- end of story.”
Verb
Present participle for to distort one's face
“Every time their picture was snapped, both children mugged by sticking out their tongues or scrunching up their faces.”
Verb
Present participle for to take a photograph of
“… mugging captured criminals for the police records.”
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