Mutt and Jeff

a very short and a very tall person who are paired as companions, teammates, or associates.
[1915-20; after the characters in a cartoon strip of the same name created by U.S. cartoonist Harry C. "Bud" Fisher (1885-1954)]

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  • Mutt and Jeff — comic strip characters Augustus Mutt and Jim Jeffries, in U.S. cartoonist Henry Conway ( Bud ) Fisher s strip, which debuted in 1907. Used allusively from 1917 in reference to a pair of stupid men, affable losers, or to one tall (Mutt) and one… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Mutt and Jeff — war ein Comicstrip, der von 1907 bis 1982 erschien. Er wurde von Bud Fisher erfunden und von diesem bis 1932 gezeichnet, danach wurde er von Al Smith gezeichnet. Teilweise haben auch Ken Kling, Ed Mack und George Breisacher Episoden gezeichnet.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mutt and Jeff — For other uses, see Mutt and Jeff (disambiguation). Overland Monthly ad (January 1916)[1] Mutt and Jeff was a long popular American newspaper comic strip created by cartoonist Bud Fisher …   Wikipedia

  • mutt and jeff — I Australian Slang deaf II Cockney Rhyming Slang Deaf Poor buggers mutt and jeff. Usually full slang expression is used. very often the expression is shortened to mutton as in Poor buggers mutton …   English dialects glossary

  • Mutt and Jeff — Meaning Deaf. Also a slang term for the good cop/bad cop method of police interrogation. Origin Cockney rhyming slang. Mutt and Jeff were characters in a comic strip drawn by Bud Fisher …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • Mutt and Jeff — a very short and a very tall person who are paired as companions, teammates, or associates. [1915 20; after the characters in a cartoon strip of the same name created by U.S. cartoonist Harry C. Bud Fisher (1885 1954)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mutt and Jeff — adjective Deaf …   Wiktionary

  • Mutt and Jeff — deaf …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Mutt and Jeff —  Two well known comedians, who figure in several expressions having to do with comic inefficiency, etc …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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