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Synonyms for dog

Synonyms for (noun) dog

Synonyms: dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris Definition: a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds Usage: the dog barked all night

Similar words: domestic animal, domesticated animal Definition: any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment

Similar words: canid, canine Definition: any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

Synonyms: andiron, dog, dog-iron, firedog Definition: metal supports for logs in a fireplace Usage: the andirons were too hot to touch

Similar words: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: pawl, dog, detent, click Definition: a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

Similar words: catch, stop Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something Usage: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open

Synonyms: dog, weenie, wiener, wienerwurst, hot dog, hotdog, frank, frankfurter Definition: a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

Similar words: sausage Definition: highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings

Synonyms: cad, blackguard, bounder, heel, hound, dog Definition: someone who is morally reprehensible Usage: you dirty dog

Similar words: villain, scoundrel Definition: a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately

Synonyms: dog Definition: informal term for a man Usage: you lucky dog

Similar words: chap, blighter, bloke, fella, feller, fellow, gent, lad, cuss Definition: a boy or man Usage: that chap is your host; there's a fellow at the door; he's a likable cuss; he's a good bloke

Synonyms: frump, dog Definition: a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman Usage: she got a reputation as a frump; she's a real dog

Similar words: unpleasant woman, disagreeable woman Definition: a woman who is an unpleasant person

Synonyms for (verb) dog

Synonyms: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase Definition: go after with the intent to catch Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

Similar words: pursue, follow Definition: follow in or as if in pursuit Usage: The police car pursued the suspected attacker; Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life