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Definition 1: any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for hound in the sense of this definition

(hound is a kind of ...) a dog used in hunting game

(... is a kind of hound ) the largest breed of dogs; formerly used to hunt wolves

(... is a kind of hound ) a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

(... is a kind of hound ) breed of slender agile medium-sized hound found chiefly in the Balearic Islands; said to have been bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt

(... is a kind of hound ) breed of compact medium-sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elk

(... is a kind of hound ) hardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoat; bred for hunting otters

(... is a kind of hound ) old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia

(... is a kind of hound ) very large and tall rough-coated dog bred for hunting deer; known as the royal dog of Scotland

(... is a kind of hound ) a large heavy hound formerly used in hunting stags and other large game; similar to but larger than a foxhound

(... is a kind of hound ) large breed of hound having a smooth greyish coat; originated in Germany

(... is a kind of hound ) a speedy red or red-and-tan American hound

(... is a kind of hound ) a brindle-coated American hound used in hunting bears and wild boars

(... is a kind of hound ) tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East

(... is a kind of hound ) smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears

(... is a kind of hound ) a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound

(... is a kind of hound ) a breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking

(... is a kind of hound ) a very fast American hound; white mottled with bluish grey

(... is a kind of hound ) large hound used in hunting wild boars

(... is a kind of hound ) any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons

(... is a kind of hound ) medium-sized glossy-coated hounds developed for hunting foxes

(... is a kind of hound ) a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits

(... is a member of hound) a group of hunting animals

Definition 2: someone who is morally reprehensible - [noun denoting person]

Samples where hound or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you dirty dog

Synonyms for hound in the sense of this definition

(hound is a kind of ...) a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately

(... is a kind of hound ) bounder

Definition 3: pursue or chase relentlessly - [verb of motion]

Samples where hound or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The hunters traced the deer into the woods
  • the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him

Synonyms for hound in the sense of this definition

(hound is a kind of ...) go after with the intent to catch

"The policeman chased the mugger down the alley" "the dog chased the rabbit"

(... is a kind of hound ) hound or harry relentlessly

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