Definitions of dog

  1. metal supports for logs in a fireplace; " the andirons were too hot to touch"
  2. someone who is morally reprehensible; " you dirty dog"
  3. 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"
  4. a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
  5. informal term for a man; " you lucky dog"
  6. a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; " she got a reputation as a frump"; " she's a real dog"
  7. a smooth- textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  8. go after with the intent to catch; " The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; " the dog chased the rabbit"
  9. A quadruped of the genus Canis, esp. the domestic dog ( C. familiaris).
  10. A mean, worthless fellow; a wretch.
  11. One of the two constellations, Canis Major and Canis Minor, or the Greater Dog and the Lesser Dog. Canis Major contains the Dog Star ( Sirius).
  12. An iron for holding wood in a fireplace; a firedog; an andiron.
  13. A grappling iron, with a claw or claws, for fastening into wood or other heavy articles, for the purpose of raising or moving them.
  14. An iron with fangs fastening a log in a saw pit, or on the carriage of a sawmill.
  15. A piece in machinery acting as a catch or clutch; especially, the carrier of a lathe, also, an adjustable stop to change motion, as in a machine tool.
  16. To hunt or track like a hound; to follow insidiously or indefatigably; to chase with a dog or dogs; to worry, as if by dogs; to hound with importunity.
  17. A fellow; - used humorously or contemptuously; as, a sly dog; a lazy dog.
  18. One of the two constellations, Canis Major and Canis Minor, or the Greater and the Lesser Dog. Canis Major contains the Star ( Sirius).
  19. An intelligent and affectionate domestic animal of the wolf kind; any of various mechanical contrivances.
  20. To follow like a hound; as, he dogged their steps.
  21. Doggish.
  22. Dogged.
  23. Dogging.
  24. A domestic quadruped: a term of contempt: one of two constellations of stars: an andiron: an iron hook for holding logs of wood.
  25. To follow as a dog: to follow and watch constantly: to worry with importunity:- pr. p. dogging; pa. p. dogged'.
  26. DOGGER.
  27. A domestic quadruped; andiron.
  28. To follow continually.
  29. To follow closely; hound; hunt.
  30. A carnivorous mammal, commonly domesticated, and remarkable for its intelligence and its attachment to man.
  31. A catch or detent; implement.
  32. In composition, male; degenerate. To give or throw to the dogs, to throw away. To go to the dogs, to go to ruin.
  33. A well- known domestic animal of the genus canis; a term of contempt given to a man; one or two constellations in the southern hemisphere; aliandiron; an iron book or bar with a sharp fang, used by sawyers to fasten a log of timber in a saw- pit.
  34. To follow as a dog; to follow close and constantly; to worry with importunity.
  35. A well- known domestic animal; a man, in reproach; an iron bar with a sharp fang, used to fasten a log of timber; a name applied to various tools, pieces of machinery, & c, having a curve like the neck of a dog.
  36. To follow insidiously; to hunt or follow closely for a particular purpose.

Antonyms for dog

eyeful, pretty boy, gentleman, lady, dolly bird, role model, beauty, dish, idol, hunk, saint, goddess, beefcake, showstopper, enchantress, doll, ten, looker, marshal, Cutie, angel, glamour-puss, queen, superstud, beauty queen, hero, dreamboat, fox, hottie, stud, cookie, honey, steer, babe, heroine, stunner.

Quotes of dog

  1. When a man's best friend is his dog that dog has a problem. – Edward Abbey
  2. The CD is dedicated to our dog Nell, who passed away last year. – Julia Barr
  3. We then went through the audition process and picked a guy named Richard Campbell and he is no secret to L. A. players as he was with Natalie Cole for years and Three Dog Night. – Gerry Beckley
  4. I took solace in my relationship with God who, along with my dog was my best friend growing up. – Lisa Bonet
  5. The poor dog in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend. – George Byron
  6. A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent. – John Calvin
  7. I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals. – Diogenes
  8. I have a Lab, it's fun to hang out and hike with the dog people come up to him, and pet him, it's fun. – George Eads
  9. The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year after graduating from college spent in Dallas working at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having met success in my chosen field, which at that point was being an actress. – Beth Henley
  10. I like cats. I used to have a lot of cats, but I don't anymore, now I just have a dog It does take a certain temperament to have a cat, as they do have certain personalities. – Jennifer Love Hewitt
  11. The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win. – Edgar Watson Howe
  12. My mom was a ventriloquist and she always was throwing her voice. For ten years I thought the dog was telling me to kill my father. – Wendy Liebman
  13. The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be. – Konrad Lorenz
  14. I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice. – Carmen Miranda
  15. Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink- such is the bravery of the dog and boar. – Xun Zi

Usage examples for dog

  1. " A dog you say, sir," cried Bindle, " why didn't you say so before? – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. Where is Red Dog – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  3. The dog struck me.... – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams
  4. The dog ought to die, too! – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  5. What's the matter with the dog – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  6. The dog with the perfectly extraordinary face? – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith
  7. Then you might have been where the dog was. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  8. But did you see the Watch- Dog of Merryland?" – Dot and Tot of Merryland by L. Frank Baum
  9. " My dog called back the other. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  10. It was that dog – Short Stories of Various Types by Various
  11. It was to have a dog of our very own. – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  12. And you noticed that dog – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  13. " I tried it with my dog – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  14. They ought to have a dog set on them." – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  15. All she could find to answer was: " Is that a good dog – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  16. They ain't fit fer a dog to eat. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  17. He's in the dog house, I guess. – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  18. And now I must stop writing, and go to bed, for I am dog tired. – The Prairie Wife by Arthur Stringer
  19. " I don't care for Mr. Crocker's dog Susan said uneasily. – Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery by Joan Clark
  20. The man liked the dog so well that he decided to keep it. – A Hive of Busy Bees by Effie M. Williams

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