Definition of dog
(Entry 1 of 4)
b : a male dog dogs and bitches also : a male usually carnivorous mammal
3a : any of various usually simple mechanical devices for holding, gripping, or fastening that consist of a spike, bar, or hook
b : andiron
4 : uncharacteristic or affected stylishness or dignity put on the dog
6 dogs plural, anatomy : feet rest his tired dogs
7 dogs plural : ruin going to the dogs
8 : one inferior of its kind the movie was a dog : such as
a : an investment not worth its price
b : an undesirable piece of merchandise
9 : an unattractive person especially : an unattractive girl or woman
10 : hot dog sense 1 bought two dogs and a beer
Definition of dog (Entry 2 of 4)
Definition of dog (Entry 3 of 4)
1a : to hunt, track, or follow (someone) like a hound dogged her every move
b : to be a persistent source of difficulty or distress to (someone) : plague Rumors dogged him throughout his public life.— Howard Chua-Eoan —often used in the passive with by Their star pitcher has been dogged by injuries.The project has been dogged by controversy.
c : to bother or pester (someone) persistently : hound Reporters dogged her for information.
2 : to fasten (something) with a dog (see dog entry 1 sense 3a) dogged down the hatch
Definition of dog (Entry 4 of 4)
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