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Synonyms for dog
dɔg, dɒg

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term dog.

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  

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dog(n)

    Synonyms:
    canine, (young) pup, puppy, whelp, (female) bitch, slut, cur, whippet, tike, fice, mongrel

    Associated words:
    canine, canis, cyniatrics, rabies, hydrophobia, cynanthropy, cynegetics, cynic, cynophobia, cynoid, cynopodous, cynocephalous, cynocephalus, cynocephalic, learn, leash, dog-fancier

  2. dog(v)

    Synonyms:
    follow, worry, hound

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dogs, chien, doggy, puppy, doggie, canine, hound, mutt, bitch, boy, cabot, lapdog, bloodhound, cane, psa, pup, pooch

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. dog

    Synonyms:
    Canis, man's best friend*

How to pronounce dog?

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How to say dog in sign language?

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How to use dog in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Arens:

    I could see the dog trapped about 10-15 feet off of shore, with ice all around it.

  2. Aldous Huxley:

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

  3. John Selden:

    He that has not religion to govern his morality, is not a dram better than my mastiff-dog; so long as you stroke him, and please him, and do not pinch him, he will play with you as finely as may be, he is a very good moral mastiff; but if you hurt him, he will fly in your face, and tear out your throat.

  4. Lorie Hollis:

    The first man told the dog to: 'Go! Go over there!' The man in the back of the pick-up proceeded to pull up the tail-gate of the truck, appearing confused, the dog jumped up and put his paws on top of the tail-gate. The truck sped away, leaving the dog behind.

  5. Lorraine Johnston:

    This looks like the UK's attempt to become the tail that wags the dog.


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