Synonyms of dog in English:



  • 1 she went for long walks with her dog
    hound, canine, mongrel, cur, tyke; male dog; bitch, pup, puppy, whelp
    informal doggy, pooch, mutt
    Australian informal mong, bitzer
  • Phrases

    go to the dogs

    this country is definitely going to the dogsdeterioratebe in declinedegeneratedecaycollapseslumpslipslidego downhillgo backwardsgo to rack and ruinstagnatewaneebb informalgo to pothit the skidsgo down the toiletgo down the tubesAustralian/New Zealand informalgo to the pack rareretrograde


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  • they dogged him the length and breadth of the country the scheme was dogged by bad weather
    pursue, follow, stalk, track, trail, shadow, hound; plague, beset, bedevil, assail, beleaguer, blight, trouble, torment, haunt
    informal tail
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    canine relating to dogs
    dog male
    bitch female
    pup, puppy young
    pack1 collective noun
    cynophobia fear of dogs

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