Synonyms of hangdog


1. guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed, ashamed(predicate) (vs. unashamed)

usage: showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

2. hangdog, afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid)

usage: frightened into submission or compliance

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Definition and meaning of hangdog (Dictionary)