noun. an inferior dog or one of mixed breed.
- Canis familiaris
- pariah dog
- domestic dog
noun. derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin.
Example sentences of the word mongrel
1. Noun, singular or mass
Certain breeds of dogs have wild, unruly eyebrows and eyelashes that you must trim occasionally if you want your dog to look like a show dog rather than a street mongrel.