dirty dog

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dirty dog a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible "only a rotter would do that","kill the rat","throw the bum out","you cowardly little pukes!","the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
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Idioms

Dirty dog - A dirty dog is an untrustworthy person.
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Usage

In literature:

You dirty dog, Hunter.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
You've helped me square the game with a dirty dog named Blenham!
"Man to Man" by Jackson Gregory
The Belgians that I had left were dirty, dog-tired, and disheartened.
"Italy at War and the Allies in the West" by E. Alexander Powell
Does one blame a man, who takes a dirty bone away from a dog, for not entering into the dog's feelings on the matter?
"The Farringdons" by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
A dirty dog is a nuisance not to be borne.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
That shows what kind of a dirty dog he is!
"The Call of the Beaver Patrol" by V. T. Sherman
The children were dirty and half dressed, and how the dogs barked as we came near!
"The Kentucky Ranger" by Edward T. Curnick
The dirty dog is a little bronze figure, made by the famous Duquesnoy in 1648.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
After the dogs came a swarm of dirty children of all ages.
"Chums in Dixie" by St. George Rathborne
If I knew the dirty dog, I would put a ball through him.
"The Expressman and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
I'm sick of living the life of a dirty dog.
"A Woman for Mayor" by Helen M. Winslow
It's because you stole her self-respect and her good name, and it makes you too dirty a dog to be her husband!
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
I wondered if they were going to make my dog do some dirty trick.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
DIRTY DOG AND NO SAILOR OR SOLDIER.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Scornfu' dogs eat dirty puddin's.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
It was a dog, a fox-terrier of a kind, dirty, and even in that light most obviously a mongrel.
"The Wooden Horse" by Hugh Walpole
As a matter of fact, he feels like a dirty dog.
"Rough-Hewn" by Dorothy Canfield
He was only waiting for one other proof of this dirty dog's treachery.
"The Sins of the Children" by Cosmo Hamilton
A little dog, dirty and panting, brought up the rear.
"The Cabin" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Dainty dogs may have to eat dirty puddings.
"Dictionary of English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases" by Thomas Preston
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In poetry:

Dog at the lamp-post wags its tail
'Cos the dirty legs are square
What little remains of the crystal set
Of dirty old Devil-May-Care.
"Devil May Not Care" by Billy Bennett
In the crowd was the bride’s dear mother
When asked - if we’d long to wait?
Said she didn’t know - the dirty dog
Was already six months late.
"The Wedding That Never Was" by Billy Bennett
Then they went through his pockets, the dirty dogs
To see if his money was right
While the poor little woman stood up and sang
“There’s a strange face in Heaven tonight.”
"The Gambler" by Billy Bennett
When getting my nose in a book
Cured most things short of school,
It was worth ruining my eyes
To know I could still keep cool,
And deal out the old right hook
To dirty dogs twice my size.
"A Study Of Reading Habits" by Philip Larkin
But it was Gatlinburg in mid July and I had
just hit town and my throat was dry.
I'd thought i'd stop and have myself a brew.
At an old saloon in a street of mud
and at a table dealing stud sat the dirty,
mangy dog that named me Sue.
"A Boy Named Sue" by Shel Silverstein

In news:

Gracie, owned by Tammy Duncan, is winner of the Reader's Choice Dirty Dog s category.
'Dirty Dozen' trumpeter sidelined by dog bite .
Dog bite sidelines 'Dirty Dozen' trumpeter Towns.
You Dirty Dog is a self serve dog wash but they also offer grooming services.
Hammock protects car seats from dirty dogs.
Al Rosetti's business thrives thanks to the dirty work of picking up dog poop.
Bring him your most dirty, filthy, stinkiest dogs.
Meet Spliff , a dog walker who enjoys dirty talk, Harry Potter, and smoking pot (in case the name didn't give it away already).
'Dirty Dog' sure to delight : The Times-Tribune Children's Series opens Nov 24 at Cultural Center.
Image Gallery for 'Dirty Dog' sure to delight The Times-Tribune Children's Series opens Nov 24 at Scranton Cultural Center.
Roaches at Chinese buffet, dog in kitchen of other dirty diner .
'Dirty Dozen ' trumpeter sidelined by dog bite.
A dog found dirty and limping alongside a Port St Lucie road underwent the final leg of his recovery Wednesday.
1979 Chevy C10 Dub Dirty Dog 5 Wheels.
T he Dirty Dog Saloon .
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