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  Definition of dog
  1. 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"
  2. metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"
  3. a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
  4. a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  5. someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
  6. informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
  7. a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she''s a real dog"
  8. go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
Similar Words: domestic dog, Canis familiaris, andiron, firedog, dog-iron, pawl, detent, click, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie, cad, bounder, blackguard, hound, heel, frump, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, go after, track

 

See Also: tag along, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off

 

Hyponyms: pooch, doggie, doggy, barker, bow-wow, cur, mongrel, mutt, lapdog, toy dog, toy, hunting dog, working dog, dalmatian, coach dog, carriage dog, basenji, pug, pug-dog, Leonberg, Newfoundland, Great Pyrenees, spitz, griffon, Brussels griffon, Belgian griffon, corgi, Welsh corgi, poodle, poodle dog, Mexican hairless, Vienna sausage, perisher, quest, hound, hunt, trace, run down

 

Part Meronyms: ratchet, rachet, ratch, hotdog, hot dog, red hot

 

Member Meronyms: Canis, genus Canis, pack

 

Derivational Morphology: lead, track, trail, tracker, trailing, tracking, tag, tail, shadow, shadower, shadowing, tailing, pursuer, chaser, pursuit, chase, following

 

Anagrams: god, God

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: hond   Albanian: qen  
Armenian: շուն   Basque: txakur  
Belarusian: сабака   Bosnian: pas  
Breton: ki   Bulgarian: куче  
Catalan: gos   Chinese:  
Croatian: pas   Danish: hund  
Dutch: hond   Esperanto: hundo  
Estonian: koer   Finnish: koira  
French: chien   Frisian: hûn  
Galician: can   German: Hund  
Hebrew: כלב   Hindi: कुत्ता  
Hungarian: kutya   Icelandic: hundur  
Indonesian: anjing   Interlingua: can  
Irish: madra   Italian: cane  
Japanese:   Korean:  
Latin: canis   Latvian: suns  
Lithuanian: šuo   Macedonian: куче  
Malay: anjing   Malayalam: നായ  
Maltese: kelb   Norwegian: hund  
Novial: hunde   Polish: pies  
Portuguese: cão   Romanian: câine  
Russian: собака   Serbian: pas  
Slovak: pes   Slovene: pes  
Spanish: perro   Swahili: mbwa  
Swedish: hund   Tagalog: aso  
Telugu: కుక్క   Turkish: köpek  
Ukrainian: собака   Vietnamese: chó  
Welsh: ci   Yiddish: הונט  
 
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