Having a dejected or guilty appearance; shamefaced: the hangdog look of a condemned man
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- McAvoy is sitting in the Soho Hotel sipping lime and soda and apologising for his hangdog appearance.
- The air of defeat clings to this hangdog bear from the get-go.
- So when Zhu appeared on Japanese TV recently, with a hangdog look, speaking of his difficulties, questions surfaced as to whether the reform czar was in trouble again.