bird-dog·​ging ˈbərd-ˌdȯ-giŋ How to pronounce bird-dogging (audio)
: the stealing of another's date (as at a party)
: the action of one that bird-dogs

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of bird-dogging was in 1933

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“Bird-dogging.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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