Simple Definition of attack dog
: a dog that has been trained to attack people
: a person who is known for making very harsh and personal criticisms of other people
Full Definition of attack dog
1 : a dog trained to attack on command or on sight
2 : a person noted for harsh, personal, and usually public verbal attacks against others <a political attack dog>
Examples of attack dog
The charges against the candidate were made by one of the governor's attack dogs.
<his reputation as a political attack dog earned him the vice presidential spot on the ticket>
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Rhymes with attack dog
analog, analogue, apologue, catalog, chili dog, decalogue, dialogue, dog-eat-dog, duologue, epilogue, hearing dog, homologue, leopard frog, monologue, mummichog, overdog, police dog, pollywog, prairie dog, running dog, shaggy-dog, sinologue, theologue, Tagalog, travelogue, underdog, water dog, waterlog, working dog, yellow-dog
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