Definition of mutt in English:


Syllabification: mutt
Pronunciation: /mət


  • 1 humorous or • derogatory A dog, especially a mongrel: a long-haired mutt of doubtful pedigree
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    • The offspring of a mating between two purebred dogs of different breeds is a mongrel, a mutt.
    • So they opened up the event to mutts and mongrels too, with categories like Most Appealing Eyes.
    • It's a shame that not everyone has a dog, whether a mutt or a pedigree.
  • 2A person regarded as stupid or incompetent: “Do not give me orders, mutt.”
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    • I'm not as stupid as you mutts in this alley make me out to be.
    • When Malcolm came to town, though, all but the stupidest mutts decided it was time for a vacation.
    • And if he says yes to you, what does he say to every other mutt who ever wanted a place to call his own?


late 19th century: abbreviation of muttonhead.

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