part of speech: noun

definition: a furry animal with four legs, a pointed nose, and a tail. Their sharp teeth and claws are good for hunting small animals as food, but they also sometimes eat plant food. Dogs are mammals, closely related to coyotes, foxes, and wolves. There are many kinds or breeds of dogs, with a wide range of sizes and appearances. Some dogs are bred for special jobs, such as herding sheep. Dogs are often kept as pets.

phrase: lead a dog’s life


part of speech: verb

inflections: dogs, dogging, dogged

definition: to follow closely or track.

  • My brother did not stop dogging me until I agreed to play ball with him.