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Synonyms for dog
dɔg, dɒgdog

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Wiktionary

  1. dognoun

    Synonyms:
    Canis canis, Canis domesticus, Canis familiaris

  2. dogverb

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

  3. dogverb

    Synonyms:
    soldier, goldbrick

  4. dognoun

    To pursue with the intent to catch.

    The dog barked all night long.

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

  5. dognoun

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

    Synonyms:
    click, pawl, detent

  6. dognoun

    A metal support for logs in a fireplace.

    The dogs were too hot to touch.

    Synonyms:
    firedog, andiron, dogiron

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dog, domestic dog, Canis familiarisnoun

    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, dognoun

    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. dognoun

    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, heelnoun

    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, weenienoun

    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, dognoun

    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-ironverb

    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, trackverb

    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

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. dognoun

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

  2. dognoun

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] fellow

  3. dognoun

    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. Nick Korniloff:

    They know the waters. They've been through rough water, they've been through thin water. ... Those are salty dog kids, and they know what they're doing out there.

  2. Bill Clinton:

    One of my favorite political ads of all time was a radio ad in rural Arkansas where the announcer said, 'Wouldn't it be great if somebody running for office said something, we could have an immediate reaction to whether it was true or not. Well, we have trained this dog. Well, the dog, if it is not true, he is going to bark,' and the dog was barking on the radio and so people were barking at each other for days after that.

  3. Abdelalim Abdelbaky:

    He told me he charged the people $2 a hot dog. He lied to me.

  4. Aldous Huxley:

    To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    In a world full of wolves, a person with a faithful quality of dog is often ignored by the people whereas the unreliable ones remain regularly surrounded by their so-called friends who have a quality of selfish & cunning foxes.


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