HyperDic: dog

English > 8 senses of the word dog:
NOUNanimaldog, domestic dog, Canis familiarisa member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
person dog, frumpa dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
person doginformal term for a man
person dog, cad, bounder, blackguard, hound, heelsomeone who is morally reprehensible
fooddog, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weeniea smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
artifactdog, pawl, detent, clicka hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
artifactdog, andiron, firedog, dog-ironmetal supports for logs in a fireplace
VERBmotiondog, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, go after, trackgo after with the intent to catch
dog > pronunciation
Soundsdao'g
Rhymesanalog ... watchdog: 25 rhymes with aog...
English > dog: 8 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds.
Example"the dog barked all night"
Synonymsdomestic dog, Canis familiaris
Member ofCanis, genus Canistype genus of the Canidae
packA group of hunting animals
PartsflagA conspicuously marked or shaped tail
NarrowerGreat PyreneesBred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the Newfoundland
LeonbergA large dog (usually with a golden coat) produced by crossing a St Bernard and a Newfoundland
Mexican hairlessAny of an old breed of small nearly hairless dogs of Mexico
Newfoundland, Newfoundland dogA breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat
basenjismall smooth-haired breed of African origin having a tightly curled tail and the inability to bark
corgi, Welsh corgiEither of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head
cur, mongrel, muttAn inferior dog or one of mixed breed
dalmatian, coach dog, carriage dogA large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots
griffon, Brussels griffon, Belgian griffonBreed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle
hunting dogA dog used in hunting game
lapdogA dog small and tame enough to be held in the lap
pooch, doggie, doggy, barker, bow-wowinformal terms for dogs
poodle, poodle dogAn intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped
pug, pug-dogsmall compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle
puppyA young dog
spitzAny of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail
toy dog, toyAny of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
working dogAny of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Broadercanine, canidAny of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
domestic animal, domesticated animalAny of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
Spanishcanino, canis familiaris, can, perra, perro doméstico, perro, perros
Catalanca, canis familiaris, Canis familiaris, gos domèstic, gos, gossa
English > dog: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman.
Example "she's a real dog"
Synonymfrump
Broaderunpleasant woman, disagreeable womanA woman who is an unpleasant person
Spanishadefesio, espantajo
English > dog: 8 senses > noun 3, person
Meaninginformal term for a man.
Example"you lucky dog"
Broaderchap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, blokeA boy or man
English > dog: 8 senses > noun 4, person
Meaningsomeone who is morally reprehensible.
Example"you dirty dog"
Synonymscad, bounder, blackguard, hound, heel
NarrowerperisherBounder
Broadervillain, scoundrelA wicked or evil person
Spanishcanalla, granuja, pillo, sinvergüenza, truhán
Catalanbarrut, murri, penques, pillet
English > dog: 8 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningA smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll.
Synonymsfrank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie
Part ofhotdog, hot dog, red hotA frankfurter served hot on a bun
NarrowerVienna sausageshort slender frankfurter usually with ends cut off
BroadersausageHighly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
Spanishfrankfurt, hotdog, salchicha de Frankfurt, salchicha, wienerwurst
Catalanfrankfurt, salsitxa de Frankfurt, wienerwurst
English > dog: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward.
Synonymspawl, detent, click
Part ofratchet, rachet, ratchmechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
Broadercatch, stopA restraint that checks the motion of something
Spanishfiador, matraca, trinquete
Catalanbalda, baldó, fiador, pestell
English > dog: 8 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaningmetal supports for logs in a fireplace.
Synonymsandiron, firedog, dog-iron
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishmorillo
Catalancapfoguer, morillo
English > dog: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninggo after with the intent to catch.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot dog Sue
Example "the dog chased the rabbit"
Synonymschase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, go after, track
Narrowerhound, hunt, tracepursue or chase relentlessly
questsearch the trail of (game)
run downpursue until captured
treechase an animal up a tree
Broaderpursue, followFollow in or as if in pursuit
Spanishperseguir, rastrear, seguir
Catalanempaitar, perseguir, rastrejar, seguir la pista, seguir

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