1. [ noun ] (zoology) any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
Synonyms: hound_dog
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
Synonyms: trace hunt

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

Related terms: chase ferret hunt
Similar spelling:   Hondo