1. browbeaten; defeated; intimidated; abject: He always went about with a hangdog look.
2. shamefaced; guilty: He sneaked out of the room with a hangdog expression.
3. suitable to a degraded or contemptible person; sneaky; furtive. noun
4. Archaic. a degraded, contemptible person.
"looks can be hangdog."
"expressions can be hangdog."
"postures can be hangdog."
"malcontentses can be hangdog."
"grins can be hangdog."
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