bloodhound

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blood·hound

 (blŭd′hound′)
n.
1. A hound of a breed having a smooth coat, drooping ears, loose skin especially around the jowls, and a keen sense of smell.
2. Informal A relentless pursuer.

bloodhound

(ˈblʌdˌhaʊnd)
n
1. (Breeds) a large breed of hound having a smooth glossy coat of red, tan, or black and loose wrinkled skin on its head: formerly much used in tracking and police work
2. informal a detective

blood•hound

(ˈblʌdˌhaʊnd)

n.
1. one of a breed of large dogs with very long ears, loose skin, a usu. black-and-tan coat, and an acute sense of smell.
2. a person who is a steadfast pursuer.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodhound - a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in trackingbloodhound - a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
Translations
verikoiravihikoira

bloodhound

[ˈblʌdhaʊnd] N
1. (= dog) → sabueso m
2. (= detective) → detective mf privado/a

bloodhound

[ˈblʌdhaʊnd] nlimier m

bloodhound

[ˈblʌdˌhaʊnd] nsegugio
References in classic literature ?
They are people of bad race and lineage; out of their countenances peer the hangman and the sleuth-hound.
He pursued the problem like the sleuth-hound that he was.
All the afternoon he sat in the stalls wrapped in the most perfect happiness, gently waving his long, thin fingers in time to the music, while his gently smiling face and his languid, dreamy eyes were as unlike those of Holmes the sleuth-hound, Holmes the relentless, keen-witted, ready-handed criminal agent, as it was possible to conceive.