The definition of a cur is a mixed breed dog, or a dog or person who is not well liked.(noun)
See cur in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME curre, earlier kurdogge, prob. < ON or MLowG, as in Swed dial. kurre, MLowG korre, dog: basic sense “snarling, growling” < ON kurra or MLowG korren, to growl
See cur in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English curre, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; see gerə-2 in Indo-European roots.
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