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Informal UsagePlay
The term 'mutt' is informal and is used more in casual conversation than in formal writing. SlideI adopted a mutt from the shelter; he's so playful!
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Not DerogatoryPlay
'Mutt' can be endearing and is not generally intended as an insult when describing a dog. SlideMy little mutt is part of the family.
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Neutral ConnotationPlay
The word 'mutt' is neutral, but the tone of voice can change its connotation from affectionate to dismissive. SlideIsn't that mutt just adorable?