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dog

noun

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1 a domestic mammal that is related to the wolves and foxes
  • a dog who needs a loving home

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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

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dog

verb

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1 to go after or on the track of
  • star athletes being dogged by fans when they're out in public

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2 to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders
  • tired of constantly having to dog their son about cleaning his room

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The first known use of dog was before the 12th century

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“Dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dog. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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