mutt

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
mutt /mʌt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable][Slang.]
  1. Slang Termsa dog of mixed breeds:Spot was just a mutt, but the children loved him.
  2. Slang Termsa stupid or foolish person;
    simpleton.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mutt  (mut),USA pronunciation n. [Slang.]
  1. Slang Termsa dog, esp. a mongrel.
  2. Slang Termsa stupid or foolish person;
    simpleton.
Also,  mut. 
  • short for muttonhead 1900–05, American.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
mutt /mʌt/ n slang
  1. an inept, ignorant, or stupid person
  2. a mongrel dog; cur
Etymology: 20th Century: shortened from muttonhead
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