VS.

Mungrel vs. Mongrel

Published:

Mungrelnoun

See Mongrel.

Mongrelnoun

Someone or something of mixed kind or uncertain origin, especially a dog.

‘That dog is a mongrel; who knows what breed it could be!’;

Mongrelnoun

A thuggish, obnoxious, or contemptible person; a pitiable person.

Mongrelnoun

The progeny resulting from a cross between two breeds, as of domestic animals; anything of mixed breed.

Mongreladjective

Not of a pure breed.

Mongreladjective

Of mixed kinds; as, mongrel language.

ADVERTISEMENT

Mongrelnoun

derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin;

‘the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic’;

Mongrelnoun

an inferior dog or one of mixed breed

Mongrel

A mongrel, mutt or mixed-breed dog is a dog that does not belong to one officially recognized breed and is not the result of intentional breeding. Although the term mixed-breed dog is sometimes preferred, many mongrels have no known purebred ancestors.

ADVERTISEMENT

Mongrel Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons