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English definition of “mutt”

mutt

noun [C] uk   /mʌt/ mainly US us  

mutt noun [C] (PERSON)

informal a person who behaves in a silly or careless way: Come on you mutts, play harder!Stupid and silly people

mutt noun [C] (DOG)

a mongrelCanines (dogs)
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