Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dog

7 senses of dog

Sense 1
dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris -- (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")
       => canine, canid -- (any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles)
       => domestic animal, domesticated animal -- (any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment)

Sense 2
frump, dog -- (a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog")
       => unpleasant woman, disagreeable woman -- (a woman who is an unpleasant person)

Sense 3
dog -- (informal term for a man; "you lucky dog")
       => chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, bloke -- (a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke")

Sense 4
cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel -- (someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog")
       => villain, scoundrel -- (a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately)

Sense 5
frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie -- (a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll)
       => sausage -- (highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings)

Sense 6
pawl, detent, click, dog -- (a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward)
       => catch, stop -- (a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open")

Sense 7
andiron, firedog, dog, dog-iron -- (metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch")
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dog

1 sense of dog

Sense 1
chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track -- (go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit")
       => pursue, follow -- (follow in or as if in pursuit; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life")

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