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  • noundog
  • verbchase, badger

synonyms for hound

  • beagle
  • afghan
  • airedale
  • basset
  • canine
  • dachshund
  • mongrel
  • mutt
  • pointer
  • pooch
  • poodle
  • retriever
  • akita
  • bowwow
  • man's best friend
See also synonyms for: hounded / hounding
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How to use hound in a sentence

Thank you, Glitch, our lanky old hound from New Orleans, for knowing the right moment to put your head on my angsting husband’s knee.
ZOOM DATES? ELECTION NIGHTS? SOURDOUGH? NOPE. DOGS ARE THE HEROES OF THIS PANDEMIC.PETULA DVORAKJANUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’m crazy about my hound dog, and we’ve suddenly been given this singular time to go through every moment of his old age together.
I HAVE THE PANDEMIC TO THANK FOR THIS PRECIOUS TIME WITH MY OLD HOUND, TEDDYDIANA NYADDECEMBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON POST
My partner and I first began searching for unpopular trails a few years ago in Connecticut when we got a high-energy rescue hound who needed a lot of off-leash exercise.
THE CASE FOR HIKING UGLY TRAILSKRISTA KARLSONNOVEMBER 21, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even if you’re more powder hound than ski racer, a little expert help can identify bad habits and make you a safer, more solid skier.
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Now critics have lit their torches and unleashed the hounds.
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He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.
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Death comes in, the bread at the feast turns black, the hound falls down—and so on.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As they entered, a liver-coloured hound that lay stretched before the fire growled lazily, and showed the whites of his eyes.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Presently he heard the deep baying of the hound, and soon the enemy appeared, under a bright moon.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
I called to him loudly, in the vain hope he might look back, as though at a time like this a hound would turn from the trail.
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WORDS RELATED TO HOUND

  • activity
  • buff
  • devotee
  • enthusiast
  • fan
  • fanatic
  • fiend
  • follower
  • freak
  • habitué
  • hound
  • junkie
  • nut
  • often injurious aficionado
  • practitioner
  • zealot
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