- mongrel [mäŋ′grəl, muŋ′grəl]n.[ME mengrell < base of OE mengan, to mix + dim. suffix -rel as in COCKEREL: form infl. by ME mong, aphetic < OE gemong, mixture: see AMONG]1. an animal or plant produced by the crossing of different breeds or varieties; esp., a dog of this kind2. anything produced by indiscriminate mixtureadj.of mixed breed, race, origin, or character: often a contemptuous or derogatory usage
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.