See also: mutt’ and Mutt

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mʌt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌt

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of muttonhead.

NounEdit

mutt (plural mutts)

  1. A mongrel dog (or sometimes cat); an animal of mixed breed or uncertain origin.
    Coordinate term: moggy
    • 1986, Paul Simon (lyrics and music), “You Can Call Me Al”, in Graceland:
      Mr. Beerbelly, Beerbelly / Get these mutts away from me / You know, I don't find this stuff amusing anymore
  2. (usually derogatory or humourous) A person of mixed racial or ethnic ancestry.
    • 2013 June 28, David Brooks, “A Nation of Mutts”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Soon, we will no longer be an outpost of Europe, but a nation of mutts, a nation with hundreds of fluid ethnicities from around the world, intermarrying and intermingling. Americans of European descent are already a minority among 5-year-olds.
  3. (chiefly US, slang, derogatory) An idiot, a stupid person.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:idiot
    • 1990, Nicholas Pileggi; Martin Scorsese, Goodfellas[2], spoken by Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci):
      Mother fuckin' mutt! You, you fucking piece of shit!
    • 2019 November 20, Luke O'Neil, quoting Robert De Niro, “Robert De Niro v Trump: a complete history of a (mainly one-sided) beef”, in The Guardian[3]:
      “He’s so blatantly stupid. He’s a punk. He’s a dog. He’s a pig. A con. A bullshit artist. A mutt who doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” he said, among many other things, in a video.
  4. (Internet slang, derogatory) A person from the United States, in reference to sense 2.
    (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought:)
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mutt (plural mutts)

  1. Alternative form of matha

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

mutt (genitive muti, partitive mutti)

  1. mole (the animal)
  2. (colloquial) hag, elder woman, old woman

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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From Northern Sami muottá, genitive and accusative singular of muoddá.

Alternative formsEdit

  • mudd (alternative form based on the nominative form of the Samic origin)

NounEdit

mutt m (definite singular mutten, indefinite plural muttar, definite plural muttane)

  1. (clothing) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

mutt (indefinite singular mutt, definite singular and plural mutte, comparative muttare, indefinite superlative muttast, definite superlative muttaste)

  1. grumpy

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