HyperDic: hangdog

English > 2 senses of the word hangdog:
ADJECTIVEallhangdog, guilty, shamefaced, shamedshowing a sense of guilt
allhangdogfrightened into submission or compliance
English > hangdog: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing a sense of guilt.
Example "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater
Synonymsguilty, shamefaced, shamed
BroaderashamedFeeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse
English > hangdog: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfrightened into submission or compliance.
BroaderafraidFilled with fear or apprehension

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