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Synonyms for dog

Synonyms for dog

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

to follow closely or persistently

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Synonyms for dog

a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

informal term for a man

someone who is morally reprehensible

a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked

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

metal supports for logs in a fireplace

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He stood proud and erect, still focused, but doggish now, full of a child's righteousness.
"They (Rhydyfelin) were a scrappy team, a doggish team and they made a mess of the breakdown and stopped us from playing, and that was the difference really, they stopped us from playing for a long time."
The same suffix appears in adjectives derived from common nouns, and having the sense 'of the nature of, similar to'; from OE: cherlish, hevenish, mennish, thedish, etc.; of early ME formation: elvish, liflsh, shepish, etc.; of later ME formation: coltish, doggish, feverish, folish, foxish, knavish, etc.
But in his use of the conceit of the dog-skin gloves Perez is not only displaying his loyalty, he is also what we might term becoming doggish; he is being made canine.