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Synonyms for dog
dɔg, dɒg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris(noun)

    a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds

    "the dog barked all night"

    Synonyms:
    heel, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron

  2. frump, dog(noun)

    a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

    "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"

    Synonyms:
    heel, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron

  3. dog(noun)

    informal term for a man

    "you lucky dog"

    Synonyms:
    heel, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron

  4. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel(noun)

    someone who is morally reprehensible

    "you dirty dog"

    Synonyms:
    heel, firedog, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, hound dog, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, computer-aided design, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron, leaper

  5. frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie(noun)

    a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

    Synonyms:
    heel, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, red hot, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron

  6. pawl, detent, click, dog(noun)

    a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

    Synonyms:
    heel, wienerwurst, click, hound, weenie, clink, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, mouse click, suction stop, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron

  7. andiron, firedog, dog, dog-iron(verb)

    metal supports for logs in a fireplace

    "the andirons were too hot to touch"

    Synonyms:
    heel, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron

  8. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track(verb)

    go after with the intent to catch

    "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, quest for, traverse, pass over, chase after, cut through, cover, shack, chamfer, mark, get over, chase, drop back, cut across, tail, furrow, go after, get across, trail, train, bob, get behind, label, track, pursue, cross, tag, quest after, drag, dock, hang back, drop behind

Wiktionary

  1. dog(noun)

    Synonyms:
    Canis familiaris, Canis domesticus, Canis canis

  2. dog(verb)

    Synonyms:
    heel, hound, blackguard, bounder, cad, fool, scoundrel

  3. dog(noun)

    Synonyms:
    goldbrick, soldier

  4. dog(noun)

    To pursue with the intent to catch.

    The dog barked all night long.

    Synonyms:
    domestic dog, canine, guy, chap, man, hound, dude, fellow, bloke, track, tag, go after, pursue, tail, chase after, trail, chase

  5. dog(noun)

    Any of various mechanical devices for holding, gripping, or fastening something, particularly with a tooth-like projection.

    Synonyms:
    click, pawl, detent

  6. dog(noun)

    A metal support for logs in a fireplace.

    The dogs were too hot to touch.

    Synonyms:
    dogiron, andiron, firedog

Editors Contribution

  1. canis familiaris

    canis familiaris is the scientific name of a dog.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 27, 2020  
  2. doggo

    in doggolingo, doggo is dog, pupper is puppy, fat boi is fat dog, and so on.

    who's a good doggo?

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  
  3. setter

    a hunting dog

    Submitted by 12495704 on December 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dog(n.)

    Synonyms:
    HOUND, BITCH, SLUT, PUP, PUPPY, CUB, WHELP

  2. dog(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] fellow

  3. dog(n.)

    Synonyms:
    andiron, sadiron

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. dog

    Synonyms:
    Canis, man's best friend*

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How to use dog in a sentence?

  1. Michael Lathrop:

    That dog had lost its mind.

  2. Abdelalim Abdelbaky:

    I fired him over it yesterday after I watched the news, he told me he charged the people $2 a hot dog. He lied to me.

  3. Robert Benchley:

    A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    When the wolf virulently talks against the jackal or mocks each other in front of the hawks or other animals and even when it knocks the door of the crafty fox for the justice in their case. It makes the asses to hear or watch constantly this news and fervently discuss about their verbal fight issues,but the dog knows from the day one that this blame game is an enacted drama between them and eventually the hens or cocks will be made the scapegoat.

  5. Judy Morgan:

    If you do not want the dog and cat to go into the nursery, start training them to stay out of the room before the baby arrives — and yes, cats are trainable too.

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