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mut1

[muht] /mʌt/
noun
1.
mutt.

mut2

[muht] /mʌt/
noun, Printing.
1.
mutton2 .
Origin of mut2
by shortening

mut.

1.
mutilated.
2.

mutt

or mut

[muht] /mʌt/
noun, Slang.
1.
a dog, especially a mongrel.
2.
a stupid or foolish person; simpleton.
Origin
1900-05, Americanism; short for muttonhead
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mut

/mʌt/
noun
1.
(printing) another word for em (sense 1)
Word Origin
C20: shortened from mutton

mutt

/mʌt/
noun (slang)
1.
an inept, ignorant, or stupid person
2.
a mongrel dog; cur
Word Origin
C20: shortened from muttonhead
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Word Origin and History for mut

mutt

n.

1901, "stupid or foolish person," American English, probably a shortening of muttonhead (1803); meaning "a dog," especially "a mongrel" is from 1904, originally simply a term of contempt, but perhaps this is a separate word of unknown derivation.

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Slang definitions & phrases for mut

mutt

noun

  1. A dog, esp a hybrid; mongrel (1906+)
  2. A stupid person; klutz, muttonhead: A mutt? Yeah, he's that all right. Not too much brains (1901+)
  3. A criminal; suspect; mope, perp (1980s+ Police)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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