running dog

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of running dog was in 1925

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“Running dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/running%20dog. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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