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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An inferior dog or one of mixed breed; Derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine.

Usage examples (33)
  • The scruffy little mongrel in the pet shop window has a grand ambition - to be a guard dog.
  • There was what we call mongrel forest, tall trees and thick brush underneath.
  • I am English, Irish, Portugese, Swedish, Duthch in other words a mongrel of sorts.
  • Genealogically he was classified as a mongrel cur, but genealogy, like the thermometer, does not always register correctly. for more
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