hangdog

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hang·dog

 (hăng′dôg′, -dŏg′)
adj.
1. Shamefaced or guilty.
2. Downcast; intimidated.
n.
A sneaky or despicable person.
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hangdog

(ˈhæŋˌdɒɡ)
adj
downcast, furtive, or guilty in appearance or manner
n
a furtive or sneaky person
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hang•dog

(ˈhæŋˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg)

adj.
1. browbeaten; defeated; abject: a hangdog look.
2. shamefaced; guilty.
n.
3. a contemptible person.
[1670–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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hangdog

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Translations

hangdog

[ˈhæŋdɒg] ADJ (= guilty) [look, expression] → avergonzado; (= depressed) → abatido
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hangdog

[ˈhæŋdɒg] adj [look, expression] → de chien battu
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hangdog

adj look, expression (= abject)niedergeschlagen, trübsinnig; (= ashamed)zerknirscht
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hangdog

[ˈhæŋˌdɒg] adj (guilty, look, expression) → da cane bastonato
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