noun \ˈdȯg sometimes ˈdäg\

Definition of dawg



  1. 1 —used as a facetious spelling of dog in various senses in the dawg house hamburgers and dawgs with all the fixings … the recent spat between Felicity's friend Elena … and her two-timin' dawg of a boyfriend … — Ken Tucker, Entertainment Weekly, 5 Mar. 1999

  2. 2 slang :  man, buddy, dude —used especially as a familiar form of address It'll make you a lot stronger, spendin' your summers harvestin' watermelons with crackheads at $20 a truckload, hiding your money from them at night. That was the highest-paying job I had before my $49 million one with the Colts, and it helped shape me, dawg. — Edgerrin James, ESPN, 4 Sept. 2000

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to criticize severely

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