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

2 senses of mutant

Sense 1
mutant, mutation, variation, sport -- ((biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration)
       => organism, being -- (a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently)

Sense 2
mutant -- (an animal that has undergone mutation)
       => animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna -- (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)

Similarity of adj mutant

1 sense of mutant

Sense 1
mutant -- (tending to undergo or resulting from mutation; "a mutant gene")

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