Translate dog | into French | into German | into Italian | into Spanish
Definition of dog
- 1a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, and a barking, howling, or whining voice. It is widely kept as a pet or for work or field sports.
- Canis familiaris, family Canidae (the dog family); probably domesticated from the wolf in the Mesolithic period. The dog family also includes the wolves, coyotes, jackals, and foxes
- 3short for firedog.
verb (dogs, dogging, dogged)[with object]
Old English docga, of unknown origin