Definitions

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  • n. A dog that is launched into space.

Etymologies

Blend of mutt and sputnik (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Re: Problem with Totals, December by muttnik on: Dec 17 2009 muttnik last visit Dec 17 2009 0 friends

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  • Problem with Totals, December by muttnik on: Dec 17 2009 muttnik last visit Dec 17 2009 0 friends

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  • A moniker for "the dog launched aboard Sputnik 2 (Nov. 2, 1957), which was dubbed muttnik by the 'Detroit Free Press'" - Online Etymology Dictionary.

    August 24, 2009