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dog-tired

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

adj
(usually postpositive) informal exhausted
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dog′-tired′



adj.
utterly exhausted.
[1800–10]
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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"
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Translations

dog-tired

[ˈdɒgˈtaɪəd] ADJrendido, hecho polvo
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dog-tired

[ˌdɒgˈtaɪəd] adj (fam) → stanco/a morto/a
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
I'm dog-tired and the mosquitoes are beginning to find that we're here.
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.
My new clothes was all greased up and clayey, and I was dog-tired.
By the time we came to the cairn I was dog-tired. Throwing myself upon the sand I soon slept, and with Raja stretched out beside me I felt a far greater security than I had enjoyed for a long time.
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.
The cast of those who tried and failed was long and dog-tired by the end.
Hoped for women, horizons; keen, clean stress and tumbling asleep at night dog-tired, beyond caring.
'After all,' I reasoned, 'does a dog-tired soldier falling asleep at his post deserve death?' But then, what if the soldier's action had the knock-on effect of letting the enemy through the lines, resulting in the death of many of his comrades and even altering the outcome of the battle which, in turn, could lose the entire war?
class="MsoNormalCxSpMiddlespan xml:lang="EN-GBHe looked exhausted, dog-tired with red eyes that could only be the product of weariness.
Table tennis ace Jann Mari Nayre, archer Nicole Marie Tagle, golfer Carl Jano Corpus and fencer Lawrence Everett Tan arrived dog-tired at the Athletes Village here but immediately buckled down to work the following day.
drunk, and there will be rotted-tooth cackling, dog-tired horses spewing