/mʌɡ/ noun 1. A large cup for hot liquids, usually having a handle and used without a saucer. 2. (informal) a person's face. 3. (informal | British) a stupid or gullible person. 4. (informal | US) a hoodlum or thug. verb 1. attack or rob (someone) in a public place. 2. (informal) make faces, especially silly or exaggerated ones, in front of an audience or a camera.
“I was mugged by the media.” – President Donald J. Trump on Fox News, June 15, 2018.