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synonyms for dog-eat-dog

On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dog-eat-dog, such as: aggressive, brutal, competitive, cutthroat, every person for themselves, and fierce.

How to use dog-eat-dog in a sentence

  • If we eventually lick the Kradens, one of the very reasons will be because we're a dog-eat-dog society.

    Medal of Honor | Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • I cannot live by the dog-eat-dog code that seems to prevail wherever folk get jammed together in an unwieldy social mass.

    North of Fifty-Three | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • If it's got to be dog eat dog, and no gents need apply at a firemen's muster, then here's where we have our part of the lunch.

  • No one could have characterized the kind of thing he had done more severely than he when he called it dog eat dog.

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete | William Dean Howells
  • It was a half-ludicrous, half-horrible "dog eat dog," an unspeakable cannibalism.

    The Octopus | Frank Norris

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