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Synonyms for Dogdɔg, dɒg

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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, dog, 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, dog, 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, dog, 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, dog, 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, dog, 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, dog, 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, dog, 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.

    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.

    Synonyms:
    dogiron, andiron, firedog

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

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*


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