Synonyms for dog

Synonyms for (noun) dog

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: domestic animal, domesticated animal

Definition: any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment


Similar words: canid, canine

Definition: any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles


Synonyms: andiron, dog, dog-iron, firedog

Definition: metal supports for logs in a fireplace

Usage: the andirons were too hot to touch

Similar words: support

Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing

Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: catch, stop

Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something

Usage: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: sausage

Definition: highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings


Synonyms: cad, blackguard, bounder, heel, hound, dog

Definition: someone who is morally reprehensible

Usage: you dirty dog

Similar words: villain, scoundrel

Definition: a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately


Synonyms: dog

Definition: informal term for a man

Usage: you lucky dog

Similar words: chap, blighter, bloke, fella, feller, fellow, gent, lad, cuss

Definition: a boy or man

Usage: that chap is your host; there's a fellow at the door; he's a likable cuss; he's a good bloke


Synonyms: frump, dog

Definition: a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

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

Similar words: unpleasant woman, disagreeable woman

Definition: a woman who is an unpleasant person

Synonyms for (verb) dog

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: pursue, follow

Definition: follow in or as if in pursuit

Usage: The police car pursued the suspected attacker; Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life