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dogcatcher

Syllabification: dog·catch·er
Pronunciation: /ˈdôɡˌkaCHər, ˈdôɡˌkeCHər
 
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Definition of dogcatcher in English:

noun

1An official or employee who rounds up and impounds stray dogs in a community. Also called dog warden.
Example sentences
  • As it stands now, the politically backed method of dealing with street dogs is a ‘cleaning phase’, a round up by dogcatchers, though there is an agreement that they will not take sterilized or collared dogs.
  • Pre-exposure vaccination is recommended to people at continued risk such as veterinarians, laboratory persons, dogcatchers, forest officials, etc.
  • Since none of these parties has the slightest chance of capturing an office higher than municipal dogcatcher, you'll never have to kick yourself when your dream candidate proves wretched once in power.
1.1 informal A low-level political official.

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