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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dirty dog mean? 

DIRTY DOG (noun)
  The noun DIRTY DOG has 1 sense:

1. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

  Familiarity information: DIRTY DOG used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DIRTY DOG (noun)

Sense 1dirty dog [BACK TO TOP]


A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


bum; stinker; so-and-so; skunk; scum bag; rotter; stinkpot; puke; lowlife; git; dirty dog; crumb; rat

Context examples:

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'

Hypernyms ("dirty dog" is a kind of...):

disagreeable person; unpleasant person (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

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