dog-tired dog-tired


  • (adj) drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted


  1. Outside historic Petersburg some 800 hog-dirty, dog-tired soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 8th Quartermaster Training Regiment were sleeping soundly.
  2. After hearing himself announced as new welterweight champ, Sugar Ray stood in his corner, dog-tired and happy, but not quite the world-beater he was cracked up to be.
  3. A sort of West Coast Pins and Needles, Meet the People was put together after dark by dog-tired volunteer screenwriters, songwriters, actors, gay young hopefuls.



  1. "What he did was special in his terms of making the big shots," said Cougars coach Tony Bennett of Rochestie. "Down the stretch the ball was in his hands and he was dog-tired. He was so tired, but he mustered it up."
    on Feb 21, 2009 By: Tony Bennett Source: Sports Network

  2. "You can be dog-tired, coming off a 10-day road trip, with no sleep, you get to the yard, and once you get to the clubhouse or walk on that field, you're energized," Krukow says. "I'm lucky. It's a great job."
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Mike Krukow Source: Kansas City Royals

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