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noun
  1. 1
    an animal kept as a pet, for guarding buildings, or for hunting. A young dog is called a puppy

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    1. a.
      a male dog or a male animal that belongs to the same group of animals as dogs, such as a male wolf or fox

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  2. 2
    used for describing a person of a particular type

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    1. a.
      offensive someone who is not attractive, especially a woman

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    2. b.
      offensive an unpleasant man

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  3. 4
    a hot dog

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  4. 5
    Australian informal someone who gives information about people to the police or to another authority

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