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There are 8 meanings of the word Dog.

How to pronounce dog:


Dog - as a 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

Example: "The dog barked all night"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
canis familiarisdomestic dog
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
domestic animaldomesticated animalcanid8canine8
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A dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

Example: "She got a reputation as a frump"

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Informal term for a man

Example: "You lucky dog"

Someone who is morally reprehensible

Example: "You dirty dog"

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

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

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Metal supports for logs in a fireplace

Example: "The andirons were too hot to touch"

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Dog - as a verb

Go after with the intent to catch

Example: "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
chase10chase aftergive chasego aftertag4tail4track11trail5
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Example Sentences

"I have a pet dog named Max."
"He adopted a stray dog from the shelter."
"The dog loves to chase its tail."
"My neighbor's dog always barks at me."
"She trained her dog to do tricks."
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Word Game Points

Is DOG a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, dog is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DOG has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is DOG a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, dog is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DOG has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is DOG a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, dog is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DOG has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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