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British English: /haʊnd/
American English: /haʊnd/

Translation of hound in German:


  • 1
    Jagdhund Mask.
    the [pack of] hounds (British English) (Hunting)
    die Meute (Hunting)
    ride to hounds
    mit der Meute jagen
  • 2 (despicable man)
    Lump Mask.

transitive verb

  • [figurative]
    they were hounded from country to country
    sie wurden von einem Land ins andere gejagt

Phrasal verbs

hound down

transitive verb (literal or figurative)
zur Strecke bringen

hound out

transitive verb 1 (hunt out) 2 (force to leave)
vertreiben (of aus)
verjagen (of aus)

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