Adjective "Hangdog" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Hangdog


    Definition:

    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.

    Examples:

    "looks can be hangdog."

    "expressions can be hangdog."

    "postures can be hangdog."

    "malcontentses can be hangdog."

    "grins can be hangdog."

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