HyperDic: hound

English > 3 senses of the word hound:
NOUNanimalhound, hound dogany of several breeds of dog used for hunting / hunting typically having large drooping ears
person hound, cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, heelsomeone who is morally reprehensible
VERBmotionhound, hunt, tracepursue or chase relentlessly
hound > pronunciation
Soundshhaw'nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > hound: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of several breeds of dog used for hunting / hunting typically having large drooping ears.
Synonymhound dog
Member ofpackA group of hunting animals
NarrowerAfghan hound, Afghantall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat
Ibizan hound, Ibizan PodencoBreed of slender agile medium-sized hound found chiefly in the Balearic Islands
Norwegian elkhound, elkhoundBreed of compact medium-sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elk
Plott houndA brindle-coated American hound used in hunting bears and wild boars
Saluki, gazelle houndold breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds
Scottish deerhound, deerhoundVery large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deer
Weimaranerlarge breed of hound having a smooth greyish coat
basset, basset houndsmooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears
beagleA small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound
bloodhound, sleuthhoundA breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking
bluetickA very fast American hound
boarhoundlarge hound used in hunting wild boars
coonhoundAny of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons
foxhoundmedium-sized glossy-coated hounds developed for hunting foxes
greyhoundA tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight
harrierA hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller
otterhound, otter houndhardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoat
redboneA speedy red or red-and-tan American hound
staghoundA large heavy hound formerly used in hunting stags and other large game
wolfhoundThe largest breed of dogs
Broaderhunting dogA dog used in hunting game
Spanishhound dog
Catalanhound dog
Verbshoundpursue or chase relentlessly
English > hound: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is morally reprehensible.
Synonymscad, bounder, blackguard, dog, heel
NarrowerperisherBounder
Broadervillain, scoundrelA wicked or evil person
Spanishcanalla, granuja, pillo, sinvergüenza, truhán
Catalanbarrut, murri, penques, pillet
English > hound: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningpursue or chase relentlessly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"
Synonymshunt, trace
Narrowerferrethound or harry relentlessly
Broaderchase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackgo after with the intent to catch
Spanishcazar, seguir la huella, seguir la pista
Nounshoundany of several breeds of dog used for hunting / hunting typically having large drooping ears

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