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What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem-solving.
Jeane Kirkpatrick

Meaning of "mugging" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MUGGING

mugging  [ˈmʌɡɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MUGGING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mugging is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MUGGING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Mugging

Mugging or mugger may refer to: ▪ A type of street robbery ▪ Steaming, a variation of this type of robbery ▪ Model Mugging, a self-defense training technique ▪ The mugger crocodile, a species native to India, Pakistan, Iran, and Nepal ▪ A disparaging term for rote learning ▪ A slang term for overacting ▪ A Singapore colloquial term for intensive studying ▪ "Mugged", the third episode of the TV series Flight of the ConchordsMuggers, a 2000 Australian movie directed by Dean Murphy...

Definition of mugging in the English dictionary

The definition of mugging in the dictionary is an act of robbery with violence, esp in the street.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MUGGING


begging
ˈbɛɡɪŋ
blogging
ˈblɒɡɪŋ
bugging
ˈbʌɡɪŋ
debugging
diːˈbʌɡɪŋ
dragging
ˈdræɡɪŋ
figure-hugging
ˈfɪɡəhʌɡɪŋ
flagging
ˈflæɡɪŋ
ging
ɡɪŋ
hip-hugging
ˈhɪpˌhʌɡɪŋ
intriguing
ɪnˈtriːɡɪŋ
jitterbugging
ˈdʒɪtəˌbʌɡɪŋ
jogging
ˈdʒɒɡɪŋ
jugging
ˈdʒʌɡɪŋ
legging
ˈleɡɪŋ
logging
ˈlɒɡɪŋ
lugging
ˈlʌɡɪŋ
pugging
ˈpʌɡɪŋ
rigging
ˈrɪɡɪŋ
sugging
ˈsʌɡɪŋ
tagging
ˈtæɡɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MUGGING

mugful
mugga
muggar
mugged
muggee
mugger
muggier
muggiest
muggily
mugginess
muggins
muggle
muggur
muggy
Mughal
mugwort
mugwump
mugwumpery
mugwumpish
mugwumpism

WORDS THAT END LIKE MUGGING

bagging
bootlegging
changing
clogging
dogging
flogging
fogging
gagging
hogging
hugging
jigging
lagging
ligging
nagging
pegging
plugging
sagging
shagging
slagging
tugging
wagging

Synonyms and antonyms of mugging in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MUGGING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «mugging» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of mugging

Translation of «mugging» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MUGGING

Find out the translation of mugging to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mugging from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mugging» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

抢劫
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

atraco
570 millions of speakers

English

mugging
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लूट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هُجُومٌ لِلْسَرِقَةِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ограбление
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

assalto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বোকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agression
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perampasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Raubüberfall
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

強奪
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

강도 행위
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mugging
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hành động cướp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

mugging
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घोकंपट्टी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gasp olayı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aggressione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

napad uliczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

напад з метою забрати гроші
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

jaf
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ληστεία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agressie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rånöverfall
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ran
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mugging

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MUGGING»

The term «mugging» is regularly used and occupies the 75.812 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MUGGING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mugging

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QUOTES WITH «MUGGING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mugging.
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Jeane Kirkpatrick
What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem-solving.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MUGGING»

Discover the use of mugging in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mugging and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Other People's Money: The Corporate Mugging of America
In this acclaimed exposé, named one of the best books of 2004 by The Economist, Barron’s, Library Journal, and The Progressive, Prins provides fascinating firsthand details of day-to-day life in the financial leviathans, with all its ...
Nomi Prins, 2013
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New York Magazine
WHEN YOUR CHILD MUGGED BYGRACE HECHINGER IN NEW YORK CITY LAST YEAR, 38,019 PEOPLE RE- ported that they'd been robbed outdoors by force or threat of force. (Most of us call this sort of crime a "mugging.") It is safe to  ...
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Mother Jones Magazine
In droves, Model Mugging graduates and instructors sprang to the defense of a program that many feel has been one of the most empowering experiences of their lives. Read on for proof that sexual politics are alive and kicking in the 1990s.
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The Mugging of Kiel Opera House
the. Mugging. of. Kiel. Opera. House. Civic. Regress. Copyright © 2008 by Ed Golterman. Library of Congress Control Number: 2008903596 ISBN: Hardcover 978-1-4363-3739-7 Softcover 978-1-4363-3738-0 No part of this publication may be ...
Golterman, 2008
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Stuart Hall
In Policing, for example, Hall et al. chart the progression from discrete panics surrounding mods and rockers in the early 1 960s to the larger, more systematic law and order campaign against mugging in the 1970s. 'Signification', here, is used ...
James Procter, 2004
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Black Youth, Racism and the State: The Politics of Ideology ...
'Mugging', social control and young blacks The social construction of the question of 'mugging' and black youth during the early 1970s represents perhaps the clearest example of how the politicisation of this issue came about. The genesis ...
John Solomos, 1991
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Black Belt
quarter of those who train ever become 'muggers.' " The mugging suit has developed over 13 years. Each one costs nearly $1,000 and takes 80 hours to modify. Developing the armor for the suit was no easy task. There have been 55 ...
8
Law and Order: Images, Meanings, Myths
'Mugging', as a sign, had as its first-level meaning a kind of crime — a personal crime committed in public, against strangers, usually with weapons, often in groups. But 'mugging' also had a very powerful second-order meaning, a mythical ...
Mariana Valverde, 2006
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Liberalism and Crime: The British Experience
These were all well-written features designed to impress the large Sunday reading public in Britain.9 These articles presented a narratively structured and therefore generalized social knowledge to British readers. "Mugging" is thus presented ...
Robert R. Sullivan, 2000
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Real Knockouts: The Physical Feminism of Women's Self-defense
This was one of my fights at Model Mugging, one of a number of women's self- defense programs that teach techniques for unarmed, usually nonlethal, self- defense and involve practice against a padded attacker. Along with a dozen other ...
Martha McCaughey, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MUGGING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mugging is used in the context of the following news items.
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Suspect in $1 mugging hides from courtroom cameras
A man charged with pummeling a woman in Central Park last week for a measly dollar refused to stand in court for his arraignment — because ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
2
'I won't let vicious mugging stop me going out' says brave gran, 91
But she is refusing to let the mugging stop her from going about her daily life. Mrs Walsh said: "I am very independent and call at Morrisons ... «The Bolton News, Jul 15»
3
Police didn't know where Lion's Head was - mugging victim
But when the mugging victims tried to call the police toll-free line, the operator allegedly had no idea where Lion's Head was. One of their ... «News24, Jul 15»
4
Hollyoaks spoilers: Robbie commits a mugging and blackmails Jason
Hollyoaks spoilers: Robbie commits a mugging and blackmails Jason. By Sophie Dainty Tuesday, Jul 21 2015, 00:01 BST. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter «Digital Spy UK, Jul 15»
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Hollyoaks Spoilers: Holly's legal high storyline to develop, Robbie …
Finally Robbie Roscoe (Charlie Wernham) makes his return to the village's gangster underworld next week as he sets about mugging ... «Unreality TV, Jul 15»
6
Muizenberg mugging victim slams police
CAPE TOWN – A Muizenberg mugging victim has expressed her disappointment with police, whom she said didn't inform her that three ... «Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
7
Police blotter: mugging, weapons seized
Just after 7 p.m. police were called after a citizen in the northeast part of the city heard gunshots in a neighbouring house. The house was ... «Belleville Intelligencer, Jul 15»
8
Rome man charged in mugging
A Rome man has been charged with robbery after law enforcers said he mugged a man in Utica. Police said Ernest Hobdy, 25, of North ... «Rome Sentinel, Jul 15»
9
Paul Rudd Talks 'Ant-Man' & Mugging On Howard Stern
Rudd stopped by the Howard Stern Sirius XM radio show to discuss the film as well as a scary mugging encounter. Upon welcoming Rudd on ... «Empty Lighthouse Magazine, Jul 15»
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Cops release photos of suspect in mugging of writer in Central Park …
Things will be a bit quieter in Central Park once this brute is behind bars. Cops have released surveillance images of the man who violently ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mugging [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mugging>. Sep 2019 ».
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