mutt etymology

English word mutt comes from English head, and later English muttonhead ((British, slang) A stupid or foolish person.)

Detailed word origin of mutt

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
head English (eng) (British) A headland.. (British, geology) Deposits near the top of a geological succession.. (animals) To do with heads.. (countable) The part of the body of an animal or human which contains the brain, mouth, and main sense organs.. (countable) The principal operative part of a machine or tool.. (countable) The topmost, foremost, or leading part.. (engineering) The end cap of a [...]
muttonhead English (eng) (British, slang) A stupid or foolish person.
mutt English (eng)

Words with the same origin as mutt

Descendants of head