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  1. dog

    • IPA[dɒɡ]

    英式

    • n.
      a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, non-retractable claws, and a barking, howling, or whining voice.;a wild animal of the dog family.
    • v.
      follow (someone) closely and persistently;(of a problem) cause continual trouble for
    • verb: dog, 3rd person present: dogs, gerund or present participle: dogging, past tense: dogged, past participle: dogged

    • noun: dog, plural noun: dogs

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, non-retractable claws, and a barking, howling, or whining voice. 同義詞 hound, canine, mongrel, cur, tyke, ... 更多
    • a wild animal of the dog family.
    • the male of an animal of the dog family, or of some other mammals such as the otter a dog fox
    • British informal greyhound racing a night at the dogs
    • 2. derogatory an unpleasant, contemptible, or wicked man he was interrupted by cries of ‘dirty dog!’ come out, Michael, you dog!
    • dated used to refer to a person of a specified kind in a tone of playful reproof, commiseration, or congratulation your historian is a dull dog you lucky dog!
    • used to refer to someone who is abject or miserable, especially because they have been treated harshly I make him work like a dog Rab was treated like a dog
    • offensive an unattractive woman.
    • Australian, New Zealand derogatory an informer or traitor one day she's going to turn dog on you
    • derogatory a thing of poor quality a dog of a film
    • derogatory a horse that is slow or difficult to handle.
    • 3. used in names of dogfishes, e.g. sandy dog, spur-dog.
    • 4. a mechanical device for gripping.
    • 5. North American informal feet.
    • 6. US barriers used to keep horses off a particular part of the track.

    動詞

    • 1. follow (someone) closely and persistently photographers seemed to dog her every step
    • (of a problem) cause continual trouble for the twenty-nine-year-old has constantly been dogged by controversy
    • 2. North American informal act lazily; fail to try one's hardest Eric had a reputation for dogging it a little
    • 3. grip (something) with a mechanical device she has dogged the door shut