HyperDic: bulldog

English > 3 senses of the word bulldog:
NOUNanimalbulldog, English bulldoga sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw
VERBcompetitionbulldogattack viciously and ferociously
competitionbulldogthrow a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
bulldog > pronunciation
Soundsbuh'ldao.g
Rhymesanalog ... watchdog: 25 rhymes with aog...
English > bulldog: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally / originally in England for bull baiting.
SynonymEnglish bulldog
NarrowerFrench bulldogsmall stocky version of the bulldog having a sleek coat and square head
Broaderworking dogAny of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Spanishbuldog, bulldog, dogo
Catalanbuldog anglès, buldog
Verbsbulldogattack viciously and ferociously
English > bulldog: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningattack viciously and ferociously.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderassail, assault, set on, attackattack someone physically or emotionally
Nounsbulldoga sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw
English > bulldog: 3 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningThrow a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderovercome, get over, subdue, surmount, masterGet on top of

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