Definición de black dog en inglés:

black dog

Saltos de línea: black dog

sustantivo

  • A metaphorical representation of melancholy or depression: I may still have a black dog in me, but I manage to keep him corralled I’m happy but the black dogs are there, lurking round the corner
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Even in my darkest hours, when the black dog of depression settles on my normally sunny countenance, I console myself with sympathetic thoughts of those even worse off than myself.
    • In Australia there has recently been recognition of the black dog of depression since several politicians and judges confessed to suffering from it.
    • ‘I gotta work my way away from the black dog of depression daily,’ he said at the time.

Origen

late 18th century (earlier as a name used during Queen Anne's reign for a bad shilling). Winston Churchill used the expression when alluding to his periodic bouts of depression.

Más definiciones de black dog 

Definición de black dog en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día kerf
Pronunciación: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw