1.1A person who is very aggressive in defense or support of someone or something: he was accused of being an all-purpose attack dog for the party
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- Instead, both have looked like opportunistic attack dogs.
- Instead she has now been firmly assigned to the traditional role of the vice-presidential candidate: attack dog.
- I had no idea he was going to be a little attack dog.
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