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Synonyms for hangdog
ˈhæŋˌdɔg, -ˌdɒghang·dog

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamedadjective

    showing a sense of guilt

    "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

    Synonyms:
    shamefaced, sheepish, disgraced, shamed, discredited, guilty, dishonored

    Antonyms:
    fearless, unashamed, unafraid(p)

  2. hangdogadjective

    frightened into submission or compliance

    Synonyms:
    shamed, guilty, shamefaced

    Antonyms:
    unashamed, fearless, unafraid(p)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hangdogadjective

    Synonyms:
    sneaking, ashamed, shamefaced, guilty

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#5928guilty
#43671discredited
#52634disgraced
#62006shamed
#79599sheepish
#92331dishonored
#304816shamefaced

How to use hangdog in a sentence?

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    ...the shifty, hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to talk French.

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