2 definitions found:
Cur \Cur\ (k[^u]r), n. [OE. curre, kur; cf. dial. Sw. kurre dog, OD. korre watchdog, and Icel. kurra to murmur, grumble, Sw. kurra to rumble, croak, Dan. kurre to coo, whirr; prob. of imitative origin.]
1. A mongrel or inferior dog.
They . . . like to village curs,
Bark when their fellows do. -- Shak. [1913 Webster]
2. A worthless, snarling fellow; -- used in contempt. [1913 Webster]
What would you have, you curs,
That like nor peace nor war? --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]
31 Moby Thesaurus words for "cur":
animal, beast, bounder, dog, hound, hyena, insect, lurcher, mongrel, mutt, pariah dog, pig, polecat, reptile, riffraff, rotter, scum, serpent, shit, shithead, skunk, snake, stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, vermin, viper, whelp, worm
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]
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