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Synonyms of dog in English:


  • 1 she went for a walk with her dog
    hound, canine;
    mongrel, mutt, cur;
    informal doggy/doggie, pooch, furball, man's best friend
  • 2 informal you black-hearted dog! See bastard (sense 2 of the noun)
  • 3 informal you're a lucky dog! See fellow (sense 1)
  • verb

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  • 1 they dogged him the length of the country
  • 2 the scheme was dogged by bad weather
    plague, beset, bedevil, beleaguer, blight, trouble
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    canine relating to dogs
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