mongrel definition

  • noun:
    • An animal or a plant resulting from different interbreedings, particularly a dog of combined or undetermined breed.
    • A cross between different types, teams, or varieties, specifically a mixture that's or appears to be incongruous.
    • Someone or something like that of blended type or unsure origin; specially, your pet dog that's these types of.
    • The progeny resulting from a cross between two types, as of domestic animals; any such thing of blended type.
    • someone or a breed of animals resulting from duplicated crossing or mixture of various varieties; the progeny of types, and particularly of artificial varieties, as distinguished from hybrid, or cross between two different types (however the difference is certainly not constantly seen).
    • particularly, your dog of combined breed.
    • Everything of mixed breed; anything that is an assortment of incongruous elements.
    • a substandard dog or certainly one of combined type
    • derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; anything unusual or substandard or of dubious origin
  • adjective:
    • Of mixed source or personality.
    • Not of a pure type.
    • Of blended types.
  • others:
    • Of a mixed or impure type; begotten or made up of different kinds: typically in a disreputable good sense.
    • to produce mongrel; mongrelize.

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