Definition for dog

noun as in canine mammal

Strongest matches

pup, puppy

Strong matches

bitch, cur, doggy, hound, mongrel, mutt, pooch, stray, tyke

verb as in chase after; bother

Strongest matches

haunt, hound, plague, shadow

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pursue, tag, tail, track, trail, trouble

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One step at a time, clumsily restraining an overexcited dog, we lowered ourselves into the valley.

“Susan even asked if she could bring pet food for our dog, when she heard him barking through the door,” she added.

Some people walk dogs out of love, or duty, or because their parents make them.

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I take my dog on hikes and when the world isn’t in shambles, I love traveling.

As I walked the dog the other morning, I tried to remember the last time My Lovely Wife and I overslept and didn’t get the trash out in time.

Indeed, although he works here in the old town, he lives in the new part of the city where he walks his dog in the morning.

Up till then I was just a dog-assed heavy, one of the posse.

Hangover Rx: “The old ‘hair of the dog’ is pretty much just a myth,” says White.

His latest book is a short story collection, Even a Street Dog: Las Vegas Stories.

And just last May Glee aired “Old Dog, New Trick,” the first episode scripted by Colfer.

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.

A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.

The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.

These words were uttered in a guarded whisper by a boy about seventeen years of age, to a great dog that stood by his side.

At the word of command, the dog crouched down, his whole body quivering with excitement.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dog, such as: pup, puppy, bitch, cur, doggy, and hound.

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