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dog

 
Noun dog has 7 senses
  1. dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris - 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; "the dog barked all night"
    --1 is a kind of canine, canid
    --1 is a member of Canis, genus Canis; pack
    --1 has parts: flag
    --1 has particulars:
     pooch, doggie, doggy, barker, bow-wow; cur, mongrel, mutt; lapdog; toy dog, toy; hunting dog; working dog; dalmatian, coach dog, carriage dog; basenji; pug, pug-dog; Leonberg; Newfoundland; Great Pyrenees; spitz; griffon, Brussels griffon, Belgian griffon; corgi, Welsh corgi; poodle, poodle dog; Mexican hairless
  2. frump, dog - a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
    --2 is a kind of unpleasant woman, disagreeable woman
  3. dog - informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
    --3 is a kind of
    chap, fellow, feller, lad, gent, fella, blighter, cuss
  4. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel - someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
    --4 is a kind of villain, scoundrel
    --4 has particulars: perisher
  5. frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie - a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    --5 is a kind of sausage
    --5 is a part of hotdog, hot dog, red hot
    --5 has particulars: Vienna sausage
  6. pawl, detent, click, dog - a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
    --6 is a kind of catch, stop
    --6 is a part of ratchet, rachet, ratch
  7. andiron, firedog, dog, dog-iron - metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"
    --7 is a kind of support
Verb dog has 1 sense
  1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track - go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
    --1 is one way to pursue, follow
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot dog Sue
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