|1.||[ noun ] (zoology) any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears|
|Related terms:||hunting_dog bloodhound coonhound beagle Afghan_hound wolfhound otterhound foxhound Weimaraner Plott_hound greyhound bluetick Ibizan_hound Norwegian_elkhound boarhound Saluki Scottish_deerhound staghound basset harrier redbone pack|
|2.||[ noun ] someone who is morally reprehensible|
|Synonyms:||bounder blackguard dog heel cad|
"you dirty dog"
|Related terms:||villain perisher|
|3.||[ verb ] pursue or chase relentlessly|
"The hunters traced the deer into the woods" "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"
|Related terms:||chase ferret hunt|