Origin of mutt
Examples from the Web for mutt
Hayes and Komisarjevsky were “a Mutt and Jeff pair; the whole thing happened because they were inside together.”
It took 16 years before the last survivor, a mutt named Musketeer, expired.
You listened to the very people who created our economic meltdown, the Mutt and Jeff team of Larry Summers and Tim Geithner.
"There's a 'mutt' class among the specials, Dr. Hopper says," put in the Master, jocosely.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
He took it like a mutt and now he has a hole in it and wears it around his neck and everybody thinks it is an awful joke on me.The Carter Girls|Nell Speed
“That mutt Sondheim looks like a bad one to me, and the other guy––Kastner,” he observed gloomily.The Crimson Tide|Robert W. Chambers
You want to make him feel like a mutt; and a mutt's the worst kind of a fool.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Silently the sled glided over the smooth trail and slanted out onto the river with Boris, Mutt, and Slasher capering in its wake.Connie Morgan in Alaska|James B. Hendryx
Word Origin for mutt
1901, "stupid or foolish person," American English, probably a shortening of muttonhead (1803); meaning "a dog," especially "a mongrel" is from 1904, originally simply a term of contempt, but perhaps this is a separate word of unknown derivation.