Definition of dognap in English:

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dognap

Pronunciation: /ˈdɒɡnap/

verb (dognaps, dognapping, dognapped)

[with object] informal
Steal (a dog), especially in order to sell it: Lassie had been dognapped by a shady businessman
More example sentences
  • I dognapped the dog though.
  • After Odie is dognapped, Garfield sets out on a journey to find his long-lost canine cohort.
  • I never noticed a thing until my girl was dognapped last week (totally my fault; I tied her up outside a store as I always did in San Francisco, but this is Los Angeles).

Derivatives

dognapper

noun
Example sentences
  • Their manifesto included an announcement that they would resort to causing false fire alarms in an effort to bring the dognappers to their knees.
  • Going against her father's wishes in paying her dog's ransom, she personally delivers the sum to the dognappers' headquarters in Whitechapel.
  • Before she put the blame on a band of dognappers, she should've considered the inherited traits of her beloved bundle of white.

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