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Dog

Meanings and phrases

dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 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; domestic dog; Canis familiaris
  2. metal supports for logs in a fireplace; andiron; firedog; dog-iron
  3. someone who is morally reprehensible; cad; bounder; blackguard; hound; heel
  4. informal term for a man
  5. a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll; frank; frankfurter; hotdog; hot dog; wiener; wienerwurst; weenie
  6. a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; frump
  7. a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward; pawl; detent; click

dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. go after with the intent to catch; chase; chase after; trail; tail; tag; give chase; go after; track

African hunting dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area; hyena dog; Cape hunting dog; Lycaon pictus

American dog tick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia; wood tick; Dermacentor variabilis

American dog violet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. violet of eastern North America having pale violet to white flowers; Viola conspersa

Bernese mountain dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large powerful long-haired black-coated Swiss dog with deep tan or russet markings on legs and white blaze and feet and chest marking; formerly used for draft

Cape hunting dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area; African hunting dog; hyena dog; Lycaon pictus

Dog Star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major; Sirius; Canicula; Sothis

Eskimo dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog; husky

German police dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind; German shepherd; German shepherd dog; alsatian

German shepherd dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind; German shepherd; German police dog; alsatian

Great Dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius; Canis Major

Greater Swiss Mountain dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the largest of the four Swiss breeds

Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an important dogsled race run annually on the Iditarod Trail; Iditarod

Little Dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a constellation to the east of Orion; contains Procyon; Canis Minor

Maltese dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breed of toy dogs having a long straight silky white coat; Maltese terrier; Maltese

Newfoundland dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous swimmers; developed in Newfoundland; Newfoundland

Seeing Eye dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (trademark) a guide dog trained to guide a blind person

Shetland sheep dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands; Shetland sheepdog; Shetland

attack dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a watchdog trained to attack on command

badger dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows; dachshund; dachsie

bird dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gun dog trained to locate or retrieve birds
n.
  1. tail is black tipped; Cynomys ludovicianus

bottom dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person of low status

cant dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs; peavey; peavy; dog hook

carriage dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia; dalmatian; coach dog

chili dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hotdog with chili con carne on it
n.
  1. breed of medium-sized terriers bred in Tibet resembling Old English sheepdogs with fluffy curled tails; Tibetan terrier

coach dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia; dalmatian; carriage dog

crab-eating dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild dog of northern South America; crab-eating fox; Dusicyon cancrivorus

devil dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a member of the United States Marine Corps; Marine; leatherneck; shipboard soldier

dirty dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; rotter; rat; skunk; stinker; stinkpot; bum; puke; crumb; lowlife; scum bag; so-and-so; git

dog bent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common grass with slender stems and narrow leaves; velvet bent; velvet bent grass; brown bent; Rhode Island bent; Agrostis canina

dog biscuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hard biscuit for dogs

dog bite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bite inflicted by a dog

dog breeding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breeding dogs

dog catcher

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats

dog collar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck; choker; collar; neckband
  2. a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy; clerical collar; Roman collar
  3. a collar for a dog

dog days

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity; canicule; canicular days

dog do

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fecal droppings from a dog; dog shit; doggy do; dog turd

dog fennel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. weedy plant of southeastern United States having divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowers; Eupatorium capillifolium
  2. widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs; mayweed; stinking mayweed; stinking chamomile; Anthemis cotula

dog flea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. flea that attacks dogs and cats; Ctenocephalides canis

dog food

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. food prepared for dogs
E.g.
  • Her body was rendered to make dog food for his kennels.
  • Avoid fatty foods, and give a good quality balanced dog food.
  • The price of dog food has increased by more than 50% and exceeds $4 per kilogram.

dog grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed; couch grass; quackgrass; quack grass; quick grass; witch grass; witchgrass; Agropyron repens

dog hobble

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fast-growing evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having arching interlaced branches and racemes of white flowers; dog laurel; switch-ivy; Leucothoe fontanesiana; Leucothoe editorum

dog hook

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs; peavey; peavy; cant dog

dog house

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog; kennel; doghouse

dog in the manger

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who prevents you from enjoying something that they themselves have no need for

dog laurel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fast-growing evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having arching interlaced branches and racemes of white flowers; dog hobble; switch-ivy; Leucothoe fontanesiana; Leucothoe editorum

dog mercury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European perennial weedy plant with greenish flowers; dog's mercury; Mercurialis perennis

dog paddle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an elementary swimming stroke imitating a swimming dog

dog pound

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs; pound

dog racing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a race between dogs; usually an occasion for betting on the outcome

dog rose

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. prickly wild rose with delicate pink or white scentless flowers; native to Europe; Rosa canina

dog shit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fecal droppings from a dog; dog do; doggy do; dog turd

dog show

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a competitive exhibition of dogs
E.g.
  • A dog show provides an example.
  • However, Adrian decides to spend it to bet on a televised dog show, infuriating Holt, who threatens to sue him.
  • A dog show is not a random sampling of the breed: it is typically limited to dogs that are adult, pure-bred, and exemplary.

dog sled

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sled pulled by dogs; dogsled; dog sleigh
E.g.
  • Qeqertarsuaq has a dog sled rental.
  • He walks, or travels by dog sled, kayak, or may be borne by huge fishes.
  • Ronne covered by ski and dog sled – more than any other explorer in history.

dog sleigh

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sled pulled by dogs; dogsled; dog sled

dog stinkhorn

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stinkhorn having a stalk without a cap; the slimy gleba is simply plastered on its surface near the apex where winged insects can find it; Mutinus caninus

dog tag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. military identification tag worn on a chain around the neck
  2. metal plate on a dog collar bearing its registration number

dog turd

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fecal droppings from a dog; dog shit; dog do; doggy do

dog violet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World leafy-stemmed blue-flowered violet; heath violet; Viola canina

dog wrench

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wrench with a handle shaped like a crank

dog 's breakfast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a poor job; a mess; dog's dinner

dog 's dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a poor job; a mess; dog's breakfast

dog 's mercury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European perennial weedy plant with greenish flowers; dog mercury; Mercurialis perennis

domestic dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 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; dog; Canis familiaris

guard dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog trained to guard property; watchdog

guide dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog trained to guide the blind

gun dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns; sporting dog

hair of the dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover

hearing dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. dog trained to assist the deaf by signaling the occurrence of certain sounds

hot dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll; frank; frankfurter; hotdog; dog; wiener; wienerwurst; weenie
  2. someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself; hotdog
  3. a frankfurter served hot on a bun; hotdog; red hot
E.g.
  • To which Truitt replied, "Sit down, you hot dog.
  • His mom was one of the first to have a hot dog cart in Medellin.
  • The mother-in-law is a tamale topped with chili and served on a hot dog bun.

hound dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears; hound

hunting dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog used in hunting game
E.g.
  • Basenji The Basenji is a breed of hunting dog.
  • Often, she is shown in the shooting pose, and is accompanied by a hunting dog or stag.
  • Hunting dog (disambiguation) A hunting dog is a canine that hunts with or for humans.

hyena dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area; African hunting dog; Cape hunting dog; Lycaon pictus

monkey dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle; affenpinscher; monkey pinscher

pariah dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ownerless half-wild mongrel dog common around Asian villages especially India; pye-dog; pie-dog

police dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any dog trained to assist police especially in tracking

poodle dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs; poodle

prairie dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several rodents of North American prairies living in large complex burrows having a barking cry; prairie marmot
E.g.
  • This situation was analogous to the modern day prairie dog (genus "Cynomys") and its predator the black-footed ferret ("Mustela nigripes").
  • When prairie dog towns are located near trails used by humans, giving alarm calls every time a person walks by is expensive in terms of time and energy.
  • Mountain plovers like to build their habitats in prairie dog colonies, meaning that an increase in prairie dogs will coincide with an increase in mountain plovers.

raccoon dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon; Nyctereutes procyonides

sausage dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. informal term; sausage hound

sea dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a man who serves as a sailor; mariner; seaman; tar; Jack-tar; Jack; old salt; seafarer; gob

seizure-alert dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog that can alert or assist people with seizure disorders
n.
  1. a long rambling joke whose humor derives from its pointlessness

sheep dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep; shepherd dog; sheepdog

shepherd dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep; sheepdog; sheep dog

sled dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team; sledge dog

sledge dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team; sled dog

sporting dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns; gun dog

top dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who is in charge; head; chief

toy dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets; toy

water dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who enjoys being in or on the water; water rat
  2. a dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl
n.
  1. tail is white tipped; Cynomys gunnisoni

wild dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
E.g.
  • He set out in search and met a "cu seang", a wild dog.
  • Its ears are somewhat rounded, but less so than the African wild dog.
  • Carnivores include the African wild dog, leopard, lion, and mongoose.

working dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs

dog named

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mascot for the games was a dog named Leo.
  • They have two children and a dog named Typo.
  • A farmer's dog named Sultan had grown old.

pet dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There she meets her Mom, Dad and her pet dog Buttercup.
  • Santosh has a pet dog which he loves dearly.
  • ", and had a pet dog he dressed as a rapper.

dog breeds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For certain dog breeds a dewclaw is considered a necessity, e.g.
  • For example, some dog breeds can perceive vibrations up to 60,000 Hz.
  • Genomic studies have pointed to the Afghan Hound as one of the oldest of dog breeds.

dog park

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A dog park, DiOGi Park, opened on July 14, 2007.
  • The dog park has two enclosed areas for dogs.
  • It is the first dog park created in the city.

breed of dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The borzoi is an athletic and independent breed of dog.
  • Azawakh The Azawakh is a breed of dog from West Africa.
  • Tahltan Bear Dog The Tahltan Bear Dog was a breed of dog indigenous to Canada.

dog breed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Landseer (dog) The Landseer is a dog breed.
  • Used among dog owners for the Rhodesian Ridgeback dog breed.
  • Dachshund (disambiguation) A dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied, hound-type dog breed.

dog meat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The ancient word for dog meat was "ran" (肰).
  • The Old Chinese character meaning "to burn" or "to roast" showed dog meat on top of a fire (然).
  • A dog as food was offensive to the American missionaries, and under their influence, the dog meat in the story became pork.

family dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The company was founded as a result of the efforts to clone Lou Hawthorne's favorite family dog, Missy.
  • Also, the family dog Baron doesn't die and reincarnate, he remains the same until the end of the series.
  • The smallest of the working breeds, the Standard Schnauzer makes a loyal family dog with guardian instincts.

dog fighting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When told that dog fighting was a felony, Portis replied, "It can't be too bad of a crime."
  • Among these are [[blood sport]]s such as [[bear-baiting]], [[dog fighting]] and [[cockfighting]].
  • That same day, he later released a statement through the Redskins' official website that claimed he did not take part in, nor condone, dog fighting.

black dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is also allegedly the haunt of a phantom black dog.
  • An example is the phrase "a very black dog."
  • (5) Did you see a grey dog or a black dog?
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