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noun as in animal of mixed background

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They are their own mongrel manifestations, and I love that difference.

On the one hand, Wilfred is a pot-smoking, hard-drinking, Matt Damon-loving, mongrel dog.

The dog was a mongrel, maybe 35 pounds, and the kid was trying to balance it in front of him on the frame of his bicycle.

He has called the president of the United States a “subhuman mongrel,” and only Hunter S. Thompson can do that.

Miscegenation would follow and a mongrel race would be the result.

Sam Bungey grew up in London, went to university in Dublin and co-founded Mongrel, a monthly magazine about Irish youth culture.

Yet how came it that even a low-caste mongrel of a Lascar should offer such an overt insult to a Brahmin!

Diard's mongrel position, which he himself made still more questionable, brought him great troubles.

With our door ajar we watched the ghastly struggle between the faithful mongrel and the assassin.

But he was such a forlornly muddy mongrel pup, and so eloquent of tail, that I spoke his name on an impulse, and put out my hand.

And a mongrel followed faithfully all the time unnoticed, and wondering, perhaps, at his master.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mongrel, such as: cross, crossbreed, cur, hybrid, mixture, and mule.

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