Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mongrel

2 senses of mongrel

Sense 1
bastard, mongrel -- (derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin; "the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic")
       => variation -- (an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard; "he patented a variation on the sandal")

Sense 2
cur, mongrel, mutt -- (an inferior dog or one of mixed breed)
       => dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris -- (a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night")

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