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.