Definitions for dog

Definitions for (noun) dog

Main entry: dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris

Definition: 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

Usage: the dog barked all night

Main entry: andiron, dog, dog-iron, firedog

Definition: metal supports for logs in a fireplace

Usage: the andirons were too hot to touch

Main entry: pawl, dog, detent, click

Definition: a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

Main entry: dog, weenie, wiener, wienerwurst, hot dog, hotdog, frank, frankfurter

Definition: a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

Main entry: cad, blackguard, bounder, heel, hound, dog

Definition: someone who is morally reprehensible

Usage: you dirty dog

Main entry: dog

Definition: informal term for a man

Usage: you lucky dog

Main entry: frump, dog

Definition: a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

Usage: she got a reputation as a frump; she's a real dog

Definitions for (verb) dog

Main entry: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase

Definition: go after with the intent to catch

Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

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