noun[mass noun] • humorous
- The practice of workers in an open-plan office raising their heads above the partitions surrounding their desks when they hear a loud voice or other noise.More example sentences
- And our ‘mode C interrogation’ does cause some prairie-dogging…
- Is prairie-dogging something to do with rubber necking?
1990s: prairie dogs are known for frequently standing on their hind legs to look around for danger.
More definitions of prairie-doggingDefinition of prairie-dogging in:
- The US English dictionary