Definition of yellow dog in English:

yellow dog

Line breaks: yel¦low dog


North American informal
  • A contemptible person or thing: they would vote for any yellow dog as long as he was a Democrat
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    • Given the hysteria in March over the ‘outing’ of Sarah Champion the yellow dogs seem strangely muted.

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