hangdog

[ hang-dawg, -dog ]SEE DEFINITION OF hangdog
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There was no lowering of the eyelids when they confessed; no hangdog look about the mouth.

They say he couldn't look such a miserable, hangdog wretch for nothing.

"Joan, I kissed you because I can't be a hangdog any longer," he said.

"We kept on improving the gadget," he said with hangdog attitude.

To that hangdog creature might fall the task of driving Betty home!

And looking at their hangdog faces you would have said, "Such a lot of sheep-thieves!"

It had lost its sense of cheerful riot, and wore a chastened, hangdog air.

Tom Gray looked immensely relieved, Grace thought, in spite of his crestfallen, hangdog air.

He straightened and a little of the hangdog servility dropped away.

He was a loose-limbed, swarthy, slouching giant with a hangdog look.

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