a dog, especially a mongrel.
a stupid or foolish person; simpleton.
Americanism; short for
an inept, ignorant, or stupid person
a mongrel dog; cur
[C20: shortened from
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The creatures described here are all uncompromisingly real, whether they be purebred or pound mutt.
It is said that if you want a healthy dog, make sure to get a mutt.
CM is a mutt, and we're not exactly sure what she has in her.
Besides cloning a great mutt, in other words, the project may contribute insight into the old question of nature vs nurture.
Moments later, a skinny mutt with a hobbled hind leg and sad eyes peeked out from a shattered window in the attic.