36 Funny Coffee Mugs That Will Truly Define You

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: January 6, 2023

    If you start each day with caffeine roaring through your bloodstream, don’t sip out of any old mug. You need a mug that defines you, one that will leave its mark on your co-workers and family. One that will make people think that you, yourself, are really quite funny. Cute coffee mugs are so yesterday. Funny coffee mugs are statement makers!

    Funny coffee mugs also make excellent holiday gifts, especially as stocking stuffers. They’re simple, inexpensive, fit in most stockings, and they’re a cool novelty. Or select one that’s targeted at a particular person in your life, like Mom for Mother’s day or Dad for Father’s Day. Or your office colleague’s birthday.

    Here’s our list of deliciously hilarious coffee mugs – whether you need a gag gift idea or just want to treat yourself to a cool new caffeine vessel. From subtle profanities to wacky shapes, from cookie-holding bases to witty phrases, we’ve got your mug!

  1. My Lil’ Coffee Pot
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    This miniature version of the classic coffee pot used by diners across America is the perfect mug for piping-hot coffee. This trending tumbler is funny, it’s clever, and it’s pretty stylish. A set of these would look great in an office or as functional home decor in your kitchen.

  3. Prescription Refills
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    Treat your symptoms with the world’s best medicine—coffee! The hilarious Rx label (go ahead, read it) and pill bottle shape make it a great gift. It’s the prescription that cures anything that ails. Multiple doses may be necessary.

  5. Doctors Only
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    A good old-fashioned doctor’s joke that’s perfect for the doctor in your life. Or for anyone who’s ever worked for a doctor and is still trying to decipher that illegible handwriting years later.

  7. Big Mouth Oscar
  8. Sitting down with a nice cup of tea and a few dunkable cookies is one of life’s great pleasures. The problem is you need somewhere to shove said cookies prior to dunking. Enter the forehead-slappingly ingenious Dunk Mug. Clever, eh!

  9. You’ve Been Poisoned
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    A hilarious hidden message for the funny people in your life. Make your friends and family laugh every time they reach the bottom of their coffee or teacup. It’s also a great prank to treat unsuspecting guests. 

  11. Chief Chaos Coordinator
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    Coordinating chaos isn’t a job to be taken lightly! This mug holds 15 ounces of caffeinated joy (bigger than most coffee mugs), and will let everyone in the office know who they can turn to in times of crisis. Whether they like it or not.

  13. Trash Talkin’
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    Trash-talk over coffee with this life-like recycling bin mug. Then park it on your desk and practice throwing paper balls when you’re bored. This a unique gift for coffee lovers and recycling buffs alike.

  15. Frothy Toilet Bowl
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    Why should dogs be the only ones allowed to drink out of the toilet? This silly ceramic coffee mug holds 12 ounces of your favorite hot beverage and will make those around you do a double-take. It also makes a functional gag birthday gift for co-workers.

  17. Pickin’ Up Chicks
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    Picking up chicks isn’t so hard! Just follow the three basic steps – bend, squat, and lift. Easy! A hilarious mug for the “charmer” in your life who’s always giving dating advice to those around him.

  19. May Contain Alcohol
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    This campfire-style, enamel travel mug makes a funny gift for any beer lover, homebrewer, drinker, camper, outdoorsman, or coffee lover. Because it’s so portable and sturdy, it can be taken on the road and used everywhere. Gift it with a few mini-bar-sized liquor bottles for a fun bonus.

  21. Photographer’s Staple
  22. For the avid photographer in your life, this simple but hilarious quote coffee mug makes an excellent gift for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, housewarming, or for students and co-workers.

  23. I’m A Pro!
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    An emphatic way to tell the world you know your hustle is real! Absofuckinglutely you can be cocky and fierce. Somebody has to be a professional, it might as well be you! The mug is a humorous, forceful expression to make a point. Great for a family member, friend, or co-worker.

  25. Where’s My Sloth-ee?
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    We all feel a little slothful before that first cup of coffee. This mug is sure to be a head-turner whether it’s really your day off or you’ve got a full day of meetings. It’s also completely dishwasher and microwave safe, despite the figurine.

  27. Jesus Shaves
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    In all the pages of the New Testament, there’s not a single mention of Jesus getting a shave. (John The Baptist got at least one – and that didn’t go down so well.) This mug assumes that Jesus did receive a shave or two during His lifetime and how a clean-shaven Messiah might look. A great gift for those that really need a haircut.

  29. Damn Cute!
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    A silly, beaver-shaped novelty mug is an adorable way to enjoy a cup o’ joe. This little guy’s a real showstopper that’s sure to make your giftee laugh. Because a grown adult drinking out of a beaver is funny y’all.

  31. Eat A Bag Of…
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    This mug might not be safe for the work break room. Or maybe it is. Either way, this funny cup will be your new favorite way to consume hot or cold beverages when you’re forced to be around people.

  33. A Flurry of Flowery Fellas
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    This is a cute and funny coffee cup of blossoming willies. Perfect as an inappropriate novelty gift or for when you feel like being a little shocking yourself. You can even get that special someone’s name personalized on it. 

  35. A Cup O’ Sunshine
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    A cheery mug for a cheerful personality – well it will be after that first cup of joe. A great choice for that friend with the twisted personality who loves to leave her mark on the office.

  37. Feeling Spiky
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    Time to remind everyone to be a better person! The best gifts are both personal and functional, and that’s why we love funny coffee mugs. Pair it with an actual cactus if you’re gifting it to a plant lover.

  39. Yes I Have Cat-itude 
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    Anyone who has a cat knows how true this statement is. And we probably all have a co-worker who has this cat-like attitude. Am I right? This mug is for them. 

  41. Birdwatcher’s Delight
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    There is a staggering range of tits out there in the world and this mug captures just a few distinct varieties. One may call this selection, a “collection of nice tits.” Even if they’re not a birdwatcher this mug is sure to go down well with Dad or anyone else that loves a good dad joke. A great gift for bird lovers.

  43. A Succy Start
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    A less aggressive way to confront the office each morning, this mug is covered in sweet succulents but with a sharp wit. It’s perfect for the plant lover but also ideal for anyone who needs to express their inner angst.

  45. Unicorn With ‘Tude
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    For unicorn lovers who want to make a statement in the mornings, this mug is colorful, cute, and funny – and resonates with awesome unicorns everywhere. 

  47. Bottoms Up
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    Here’s to you and your day ahead! Have a great one, won’t you? A passive-aggressive’s delight, this mug lets you choose that exact appropriate moment to take a swig… and expose your middle finger.

  49. Coffee Makes Me…
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    It either does, or it doesn’t… but it most probably does. This poop coffee mug may bear a simple catchphrase, but it will leave a lasting impression on all those sipping coffee around you.

  51. Not Today…
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    Let no one stand in your way while you set about leaving your mark today. Or at least while you’re drinking down that black gold. This mug is both funny and stylish with its sweet and unique floral lettering.

  53. Game On
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    Avid gamers know that caffeine and gaming go hand-in-hand, so why not combine both in your skillful hands? Then, refill when you see “GAME OVER” at the bottom. Makes a funny gift for any gamer in your life.

  55. Calling All Spreadsheet Nerds
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    Everyone knows that person – the spreadsheet obsessive who gets insanely excited over any excuse to create one. Be it a work problem or just a cleaning schedule around the house. Celebrate their quirk with this funny quote on either a black or white mug (in an 11 or 15 oz size).

  57. National Treasure 
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    There’s no better way to show you adore them (and would search an ice-locked Colonial ship in the Arctic Circle for clues to prove it) than with Nicholas Cage’s face adorned with beautiful flowers. 

  59. Dear Mom
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    A fun gift for Mother’s Day, Christmas, or Mom’s birthday, this “mom mug” will remind her to celebrate the wins in her life – like the divine beauty that emanates from you and your siblings.

  61. Shakespearean Insults
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    I thinketh you art a plague sore, m’lady, and here’s a cup to celebrate you. Buy this coffee mug of funny sayings for your best friend and then another for your enemy – no one can throw perfectly poetic insults like the Bard.

  63. Keep Up The Good Work
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    Wake up with a morning coffee and a motivational compliment. Whether you’re looking for a daily coffee cup for yourself or your BFF, you can’t go wrong with a mug that reminds you that “You’re Awesome.” At 15 ounces, this big sassy mug is excellent for an extra-large dose of caffeine in the AM. 

  65. Are We There Yet?
  66. Good morning! Time to share your happiness with everybody around you and remind them when’s the best time to approach you. Oh, okay, never mind, too late.

  67. Amped Up!
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    This is for the music lover, the music maker, the music engineer, or anyone that wishes they were in a rock band. Highly original, it’s sure to turn heads at the office or on Zoom.

  69. The Father’s Day Special
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    The perfect Father’s Day gift for the guy who loves a good joke and a good novelty coffee mug. Wrap this up as a Christmas mug, a birthday mug, or a Father’s Day mug!

  71. Don’t Hate Me
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    For the beautifully bearded man in your life who already has plenty of beard care kits. This unique coffee mug is the ideal Christmas gift drinkware for the “Santa” in your life – be it dad, grandpa, your significant other, or your bro-in-law.