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DOG





Definition:

  1. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: domestic Canis familiaris

  2. [noun] a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
    Synonyms: frump

  3. [noun] informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"

  4. [noun] someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
    Synonyms: cad, bounder, blackguard, hound, heel

  5. [noun] a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    Synonyms: frank, frankfurter, hothot wiener, wienerwurst, weenie

  6. [noun] a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
    Synonyms: pawl, detent, click

  7. [noun] metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"
    Synonyms: andiron, fire-iron

  8. [verb] go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
    Synonyms: chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, go after, track

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