dog-tired


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dog-tired

(dôg′tīrd′, dŏg′-)
adj.
Extremely tired.

dog-tired

adj
(usually postpositive) informal exhausted

dog′-tired′



adj.
utterly exhausted.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dog-tired - drained of energy or effectivenessdog-tired - drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
Translations

dog-tired

[ˈdɒgˈtaɪəd] ADJrendido, hecho polvo

dog-tired

[ˌdɒgˈtaɪəd] adj (fam) → stanco/a morto/a

dog

(dog) noun
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox.
adjective
(usually of members of the dog family) male. a dog-fox.
verbpast tense, past participle dogged
to follow closely as a dog does. She dogged his footsteps.
dogged (ˈdogid) adjective
keeping on at what one is doing in a determined and persistent manner. his dogged perseverance.
ˈdoggedly (-gid-) adverb
He went doggedly on with his work despite the interruptions.
ˈdoggedness (-gid-) noun
ˈdog-biscuit noun
a small hard biscuit fed to dogs.
ˈdog collar
1. a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman.
2. a collar around a dog's neck.
ˈdog-eared adjective
(of a book) having the pages turned down at the corner. dog-eared volumes; Several pages were dog-eared.
ˌdog-ˈtired adjective
very tired. I'm dog-tired this morning after sitting up all night in the train.
a dog's life
a wretched existence. He leads a dog's life.
go to the dogs
to be ruined, especially to ruin oneself.
in the doghouse
in disgrace. He forgot his wife's birthday, so he's in the doghouse.
not a dog's chance
no chance at all. He hasn't a dog's chance of getting a ticket.
References in classic literature ?
I'm dog-tired and the mosquitoes are beginning to find that we're here.
My new clothes was all greased up and clayey, and I was dog-tired.
We never had a night at the Admiral Benbow when I had half the work; and I was dog-tired when, a little before dawn, the boatswain sounded his pipe and the crew began to man the capstan-bars.
I can see myself now, worn out and dog-tired after the long day, lying on the mats of the palace veranda and gazing upon her at the piano, myself in a perfect idiocy of bliss.
From dog-tired opener I Feel Love onwards, D&B is a hammy and cheesy rehash of the gasoline goth pursued, to ever diminishing returns, by Jack and co on previous TDW releases.
I kept my emotions in check and said nothing, as I saw he was disgusted and dog-tired, with no deer
16, 1944, and for nearly six weeks, more than 600,000 American soldiers, fighting in freezing conditions and often hungry and dog-tired, took part in desperate efforts to contain, then throw back, a surprise German counteroffensive masterminded by Adolf Hitler.
QUEUING for a major attraction can leave you feeling dog-tired.
Well, maybe not just like him because when you're on the minimum wage and you're dog-tired after eight hours hard labour, all you want to do is sling something in the microwave and relax in front of - yes - your big-screen telly.
It describe the president as "pleading" and said "Obama sounded like a dog-tired idealist forced to grapple painfully with hard reality.
At the end of the walk we were dog-tired but you'd have to be barking mad not to have enjoyed the company of Toffee.