Definition of yellow dog in English:
nounNorth American informal
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(Of a party-line voter, especially a Democrat) inclined to support any candidate affiliated with one’s chosen party, regardless of the candidate’s personal qualities or political qualifications: he is a self-proclaimed yellow dog Democrat
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- That represents the core vote for the Tories, which they could expect if they were putting up a yellow dog.
- Leave it to CBS to find the one yellow dog Dem in the 1972 Texas Air National Guard.
- If the Democrats would put a yellow dog on the ballot, I would have voted for the dog before I would have voted for a Republican.
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