Hangdog

• (n.) A base, degraded person; a sneak; a gallows bird. • (a.) Low; sneaking; ashamed.
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Hangdog

Hang'dog` (-dŏg`) noun A base, degraded person; a sneak; a gallows bird.
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Hangdog

Hang'dog` adjective Low; sneaking; ashamed. « The poor colonel went out of the room with a hangdog look.» Thackeray.
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Hangdog

A hangdog or hang-dog is a low, despicable, degraded person or a sneaking shamefaced person, fit only to hang a dog or to be hanged like a dog - hence the term. The term hang-dog was a fairly popular term of insult from the 17th to the 19th century.
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