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dog

dog

 
pronunciation:
dawg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
go to the dogs, lead a dog's life
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a four-legged furry canine mammal related to the wolf and fox, commonly used for a pet.
 
similar words:
hound
definition 2: a low, contemptible person, esp. a man.
similar words:
hound
definition 3: (informal) a fellow.
What a lucky dog!
definition 4: (pl.; slang) the feet.
definition 5: (slang) an unsatisfactory person or thing.
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phrase: go to the dogs
phrase: lead a dog's life
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dogged, dogging, dogs
definition: to follow persistently or antagonistically; track; pursue.
Trouble dogged him all his life.
similar words:
hound
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