noun, plural (especially collectively) mul·let, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mul·lets.
- mullein pink,
- muller, hermann joseph,
Origin of mullet1
Origin of mullet2
Examples from the Web for mullet
Apparently, Uncle Jesse can, especially when he's trying to work his mullet mojo with Lori Loughlin.John Stamos Turns 50! Watch Uncle Jesse's Greatest Moments|Anna Klassen|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps you have a mullet and want to meet people who are into that kind of thing.‘Star Trek’ Dating Websites Cater to Trekkies Looking for Love|Kevin Fallon|May 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In one ironic scene, Harry encounters Dan, a language poet and a former rival, in the Mullet.
Made with roe from mullet, carp, cod, lobsters, or even crab, taramasalata—salty, creamy, bright, with little pops!
It differs from the mullet in the number of points, and four of the points being rayant.The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition|Anonymous
How the Anglo-Roman epicure must have enjoyed the mullet from our western coast!
Mullet, mul′et, n. a genus of fishes nearly cylindrical in form, highly esteemed for the table.
The mullet occurs in the arms of Vere, and was also the badge of that family.
In Scottish armory they have the estoile, the star, and the mullet or the spur-revel.
Word Origin for mullet
Word Origin for mullet
edible type of spiny-finned fish, mid-15c., from Anglo-French molett (late 14c.), Old French mulet, from Medieval Latin muletus, from Latin mulettus, from mullus "red mullet," from Greek myllos a marine fish, related to melos "black," from PIE *mel- "of darkish color" (see melanin).
"hairstyle short on top and long in back," 1996, perhaps from mullet-head "stupid, dull person" (1857). Also the name of a type of North American freshwater fish with a large, flat head (1866). The term in reference to the haircut seems to have emerged into pop culture with the Beastie Boys song "Mullet Head."
#1 on the side and don't touch the back
#6 on the top and don't cut it wack, Jack
[Beastie Boys, "Mullet Head"]
As a surname, Mullet is attested from late 13c., thought to be a diminutive of Old French mul "mule." Cf. also mallet-headed, in reference to the flat tops of chisels meant to be struck with a mallet.