Thesaurus

dog

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dog

  1. 1 a domestic mammal that is related to the wolves and foxes a dog who needs a loving home Synonyms of dog canine, doggy (or doggie), hound, pooch, tyke (also tike) Words Related to dog cur, mongrel, mutt; bitch; lapdog, pup, puppy, puppy dog, whelp; bandog, bird dog, coonhound, courser, gundog, hunter, sheepdog, sled dog, watchdog, wolf dog, wolfhound; guide dog, police dog, working dog

  2. 2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others she must think that you're a real dog after hearing those tasteless jokes you told last night Synonyms of dog bastard, beast, bleeder [British], blighter [chiefly British], boor, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, creep, cretin, crud [slang], crumb [slang], cur, dirtbag [slang], jerk, fink, heel, hound, joker, louse, lout, pill, rat, rat fink, reptile, rotter, schmuck [slang], scum, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang], skunk, sleaze, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime, slimeball [slang], slob, snake, so-and-so, sod [chiefly British], stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, verminWords Related to dog barbarian, brute, caveman, Neanderthal, savage; loudmouth, vulgarian; lowlife, miscreant, rascal, rogue, roughneck, scab, scamp, scoundrel, villain, wretch; booby, doofus [slang], fool, jackass, nincompoop, ninny, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, nut, schmo (or schmoe) [slang]; airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, dink [slang], dolt, dope, dork [slang], goon, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, moron, turkey; brat, insolent, nuisance, pest, snip; snob, snoot, snot; dweeb [slang], nerdNear Antonyms of dog hero, heroine, idol, role model; gentleman, lady; angel, saint


dog

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dog

  1. 1 to go after or on the track of star athletes being dogged by fans when they're out in public Synonyms of dog bird-dog, chase, course, follow, hound, pursue, run, shadow, tag, tail, trace, track, trailWords Related to dog accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watchNear Antonyms of dog headAntonyms of dog guide, lead, pilot

  2. 2 to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders tired of constantly having to dog their son about cleaning his room Synonyms of dog nag, henpeck, hound, needle, peck (at)Words Related to dog carp (at), fuss (about or over), nitpick; annoy, badger, bait, bother, bug, chivy (or chivvy), harass, harry, hassle, irk, pester, plague, ride, vex, yap (at); egg, goad, incite, prod, prompt, spur, urge; exhort, insist, press, pressure, push; blandish, cajole, coax, wheedle; beg, importune, pleadNear Antonyms of dog compliment; commend, laud, praise, recommend, tout; acclaim, applaud, build up, eulogize, extol (also extoll)


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