Definition of Mug shot

1. Noun. A photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records).

Exact synonyms: Mugshot
Generic synonyms: Exposure, Photo, Photograph, Pic, Picture
Group relationships: Mug Book, Mug File



Definition of Mug shot

1. Noun. A photograph taken of the head and shoulders, often from the front and in profile, usually taken in conjunction with somebody's arrest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mug Shot

muffles
muffling
muffs
muffuletta
muffulettas
muflon
muflons
mufti
mufti day
muftis
mug
mug's game
mug book
mug books
mug file
mug shot (current term)
mug shots
mug up
mugearite
mugearites
mugful
mugfuls
mugg
muggar
muggard
muggars
mugged
muggee
muggees
mugger

Literary usage of Mug shot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"A conglomerate of the readings mentioned above is the mug shot of the abstract consumer, behind whom are all the others who constitute their individuality ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1860)
"... for the house of Hanover, she was suspected of being an ardent Jacobite ; and, on that supposition, Flora Macdonald guided the Pretender to Mug- shot. ..."

3. Surviving Twilight by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"I ended up developing a format that gave each person a title, mug shot, biography, five pictures of their choosing and an email contact link. ..."

4. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"On reel with several other Soundies. SUN RA-A JOYFUL NOISE. Copyright Collection A Mug-Shot Production, 1980. Director/Producer/Editor/Writer: Robert Mugge; ..."

5. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J Schneider (2006)
""That's Bernard," I exclaimed at the sight of a glossy black and white mug shot. "Looks like Brother Bernard took a rap in California last year. ..."

6. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"A conglomerate of the readings mentioned above is the mug shot of the abstract consumer, behind whom are all the others who constitute their individuality ..."

7. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1860)
"... for the house of Hanover, she was suspected of being an ardent Jacobite ; and, on that supposition, Flora Macdonald guided the Pretender to Mug- shot. ..."

8. Surviving Twilight by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"I ended up developing a format that gave each person a title, mug shot, biography, five pictures of their choosing and an email contact link. ..."

9. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"On reel with several other Soundies. SUN RA-A JOYFUL NOISE. Copyright Collection A Mug-Shot Production, 1980. Director/Producer/Editor/Writer: Robert Mugge; ..."

10. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J Schneider (2006)
""That's Bernard," I exclaimed at the sight of a glossy black and white mug shot. "Looks like Brother Bernard took a rap in California last year. ..."

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