What is another word for mutt?

194 synonyms found


[ mˈʌt], [ mˈʌt], [ m_ˈʌ_t]

Mutt is a term used to describe a mixed breed dog. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to refer to such dogs. One of the most commonly used synonyms is "mongrel," which is derived from the Old English word "gemong" meaning mixture. Another synonym is "cur," which is an old-fashioned term used to refer to a mixed-breed dog of low quality. Additionally, the term "Heinz 57" is used to describe a mixed-breed dog, referring to the various types of ingredients in a bottle of ketchup. Other synonyms include "muttley," "scrub," and "street dog." Regardless of the term used, most people agree that mixed-breed dogs make wonderful and loving pets.

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The word "mutt" comes from the ancient Egyptian word "mu," meaning "dog." The first recorded mutts were Egyptians who worked in the burial areas of Pharaohs. Since their masters were buried with them, the dogs were kept as pets and made the journey with their masters into the afterlife. As muzzles were impractical for burial, the dogs were left with only their teeth exposed. Eventually the saliva that seeped from the dogs' mouths turned to mud, and the mud was used to embalm the dead Pharaohs. Thus the word "mutt" comes from the ancient Egyptian word "mu," meaning "dog.

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