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 dog dog

noun

  • ( ) a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds  ( Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog )
    a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
     the dog barked all night
    the dog barked all night
  • metal supports for logs in a fireplace  ( andiron, dog, dog-iron, firedog )
    metal supports for logs in a fireplace
     the andirons were too hot to touch
    the andirons were too hot to touch
  • a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward  ( click, detent, dog, pawl )
    a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
  • a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll  ( dog, frank, frankfurter, hot dog, hotdog, weenie, wiener, wienerwurst )
    a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  • someone who is morally reprehensible  ( blackguard, bounder, cad, dog, heel, hound )
    someone who is morally reprehensible
     you dirty dog
    you dirty dog
  • informal term for a man  ( dog )
    informal term for a man
     you lucky dog
    you lucky dog
  • a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman  ( dog, frump )
    a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
     she got a reputation as a frump
    she got a reputation as a frump
     she's a real dog
    she's a real dog
  • verb

  • ( ) go after with the intent to catch  ( chase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, tail, track, trail )
    go after with the intent to catch
     The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
    The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
     the dog chased the rabbit
    the dog chased the rabbit


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