This page describes the type of mean that means ornery or cantankerous.
If you are looking for the concept "mean" as in "What does that mean?" or as
in: "purpose, sake,
explanation for, or intent" see the meaning.htm
MEAN / cruel:
Sample sentence: "Do you think most dogs are friendly or are they mean?" =
YOU THINK MOST DOG FRIENDLY, MEAN, WHICH?
MEAN (alternate / regional version) (not recommended)
MEAN (As in: purpose, sake, explanation for, or intent).