running dog

noun

Definition of running dog

: one who blindly follows someone else's orders : lackey

First Known Use of running dog

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Running dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/running%20dog. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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