hangdog(redirected from Hangdogs)
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1. Shamefaced or guilty.
2. Downcast; intimidated.
A sneaky or despicable person.
downcast, furtive, or guilty in appearance or manner
a furtive or sneaky person
1. browbeaten; defeated; abject: a hangdog look.
2. shamefaced; guilty.n.
3. a contemptible person.
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|Adj.||1.||hangdog - showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater|
ashamed - feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"
|2.||hangdog - frightened into submission or compliance|
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"