|1.||[ adjective ] of inferior or mixed breed|
|Synonyms:||mixed scrub underbred cur|
"a cur dog" "an underbred dog"
|2.||[ noun ] derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin|
"the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic"
|Related terms:||variation mongrelize|
|3.||[ noun ] (zoology) an inferior dog or one of mixed breed|
|Related terms:||dog pariah_dog feist mongrelize|