Pronunciation of Mongrel
/mˈɒŋɡɹə͡l/, /mˈɒŋɡɹəl/, /m_ˈɒ_ŋ_ɡ_ɹ_əl/
Synonyms for mongrel:
Other synonyms and related words:
mutt, grade, by-blow, lapdog, love child, underbred, whoreson, dog, bird dog, watchdog, Intercross, scrub, crossbred, illegitimate child, hound, cold-blooded, cross, cur, terrier, crossbreed, illegitimate, heterogeneous.
Sense 1 (noun)
animal of mixed background (noun)
intermixture, alloy, combination, admixture, conglomeration, concoction, compound, brew, stew, infusion, elixir, medley, composition, amalgam, emulsion, mix, hybrid, merger, blend, potpourri, paste, commixture, decoction, blending, meld, amalgamate, composite, Interfusion, mixture, mash.
Usage examples for mongrel:
- That is a very good Snake of yours, Macumazahn, which always just lets you slip through her fingers, when, if she chose to close her hand- Well, well, I do not betray the secrets of my clients; but I say this to you- go on to the kraal of the son of Senzangakona, and you will see things happen that will make you laugh, for Mameena will be there, and the mongrel Masapo, her husband. - "Child of Storm", H. Rider Haggard.
- Dogs, dogs, dogs- from mastiff to mongrel, from St. Bernard to toy poodle- the yard really swarmed with them just before the first of May, when dog taxes must be paid! - "Adopting An Abandoned Farm", Kate Sanborn.
- That was a matter of every- day Common occurrence to Mongrel Grey. - "Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses", A. B. Paterson.