Synonyms of dog


1. dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris, canine, canid, domestic animal, domesticated animal

usage: 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"

2. frump, dog, unpleasant woman, disagreeable woman

usage: a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"

3. dog, chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, bloke

usage: informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"

4. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel, villain, scoundrel

usage: someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"

5. frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie, sausage

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

6. pawl, detent, click, dog, catch, stop

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

7. andiron, firedog, dog, dog-iron, support

usage: metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"


1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, pursue, follow

usage: go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

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Definition and meaning of dog (Dictionary)