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cur

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noun \ˈkər\

Simple Definition of cur

  • : a dog that is a mix of different breeds : a low, bad, or disliked dog

Full Definition of cur

  1. 1 :  a mongrel or inferior dog

  2. 2 :  a surly or cowardly fellow

Examples of cur

  1. <denounced as curs those police officers who deserted their posts during the hurricane and its aftermath>

  2. <only a clueless cur would tell his girlfriend that, yes, a certain outfit did make her look fat>



Origin of cur

Middle English, short for curdogge, from Middle English *curren to growl (perhaps from Old Norse kurra to grumble) + Middle English dogge dog


First Known Use: 13th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms


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cur

abbreviation

Definition of cur

  1. 1 currency

  2. 2 current




CUR Defined for Kids

cur

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noun \ˈkər\

Definition of cur

  1. :  a worthless or mongrel dog




Medical Dictionary

cur

abbreviation

Medical Definition of cur

  1. 1curative

  2. 2current




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