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dogging Line breaks: dog|ging
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒɡɪŋ/

Definition of dogging in English:


[mass noun] British informal
The practice of watching or engaging in exhibitionist sexual activity in a public place.
Example sentences
  • Today's news carries concern about the increase in sexually transmitted infections due to the prevalance of dogging.
  • They've also wrote to Hounslow Council to petition their help in eradicating the dreadful practice of ' dogging '.
  • Firstly there's Terry Wogan on R2 talking about dogging in the car on the way home.


1980s: probably from dog (verb) + -ing1.

Words that rhyme with dogging

frogging, microblogging, nogging
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