Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 428 results

dog British & World English

A domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, non-retractile claws, and a barking, howling, or whining voice

dog-end British & World English

A cigarette end

dog-leg British & World English

A thing that bends sharply, in particular a sharp bend in a road or route

dog-sit British & World English

Stay in someone’s house while they are away and look after their dog or dogs

dog tag British & World English

A metal tag attached to a dog’s collar, typically giving its name and owner’s address

gun dog British & World English

A dog trained to retrieve game for a gamekeeper or the members of a shoot

sea dog British & World English

An old or experienced sailor

pye-dog British & World English

A stray mongrel, especially in Asia

red dog British & World English

another term for dhole.

sun dog British & World English

another term for parhelion.

top dog British & World English

A person who is successful or dominant in their field

hot dog British & World English

A frankfurter, especially one served hot in a long, soft roll and topped with various condiments

black dog British & World English

A metaphorical representation of melancholy or depression

bush dog British & World English

A small stocky carnivorous mammal of the dog family, with short legs and small ears. It is native to the forests of Central and South America

bird dog British & World English

A gun dog trained to retrieve birds

chili dog British & World English

A hot dog garnished with chilli con carne

cant dog British & World English

another term for cant hook.

corn dog British & World English

A hot dog covered in maize-flour batter, fried, and served on a stick

dog cart British & World English

A two-wheeled cart for driving in, with cross seats back to back, originally incorporating a box under the seat for sportsmen’s dogs

dog days British & World English

The hottest period of the year (reckoned in antiquity from the heliacal rising of Sirius, the Dog Star)

dog-eared British & World English

(Of an object made from paper) having the corners worn or battered with use

dog-fall British & World English

A fall in which wrestlers touch the ground together

dog food British & World English

Food eaten by or intended to be eaten by domesticated dogs

dog Latin British & World English

A debased form of Latin

dog rose British & World English

A delicately scented Eurasian wild rose with pink or white flowers, which commonly grows in hedgerows

dog sled British & World English

A sled designed to be pulled by dogs

Dog Star British & World English

The star Sirius

dog-tired British & World English

Extremely tired; worn out

dog-tooth British & World English

A small pointed ornament or moulding forming one of a series radiating like petals from a raised centre, typical of Norman and Early English styles

dog-weary British & World English

another term for dog-tired.

dog whelk British & World English

A predatory marine mollusc that typically occurs on the shore or in shallow waters

feed dog British & World English

The mechanism in a sewing machine which feeds the material under the needle

guide dog British & World English

A dog that has been trained to lead a blind person

otter dog British & World English

A large hound of a breed with a long rough coat, used in otter hunting

sandy dog British & World English

another term for dogfish111.

sled dog British & World English

A dog trained to pull a sled, especially as one of a team

puppy dog British & World English

A child’s word for a puppy

spur-dog British & World English

A large white-spotted grey dogfish with venomous spines in front of the dorsal fins. It occurs in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean, often in large shoals

spit dog British & World English

A firedog with a hook on its upright for supporting a spit

lame dog British & World English

A person who is in need or who is the object of charity

wild dog British & World English

A wild member of the dog family, especially the hunting dog of Africa, the dhole of India, or the dingo of Australia

wheel dog British & World English

The dog harnessed nearest to the sleigh in a dog team

dog eat dog in dog British & World English

Used to refer to a situation of fierce competition in which people are willing to harm each other in order to succeed

dog eat dog British & World English

Used to refer to a situation of fierce competition in which people are willing to harm each other in order to succeed

attack dog British & World English

A dog trained to attack on command and kept for this purpose

bottom dog British & World English

another term for underdog.

cattle dog British & World English

A dog bred and trained to work cattle

dog biscuit British & World English

A hard, thick biscuit for feeding to dogs

dog clutch British & World English

A device for coupling two shafts in order to transmit motion, one part having teeth which engage with slots in another

dog cockle British & World English

A burrowing bivalve mollusc which has a highly convex, almost spherical, shell


Page: 1 2 3 ... 9