dogged dogged  /ˈdɔɡd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) stubbornly unyielding
  2. (v) go after with the intent to catch
  3. (n) informal term for a man
  4. (n) a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
  5. (n) a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
  6. (n) someone who is morally reprehensible
  7. (n) a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  8. (n) a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
  9. (n) metal supports for logs in a fireplace

Usage(s):

  1. Herr Fritz von Opel, inventor of the famed rocket auto, has been dogged by bad luck.
  2. Although controversy and debate dogged him throughout his career, these and other theories are now seen as the beginnings of international development economics.
  3. There is nothing new about such embittered confrontations; they have dogged Freud's footsteps since he developed the cluster of theories he would give the name of psychoanalysis.

News

  1. Jason Leffler remembered as doting dad, true racer

    CORNELIUS, N.C. -- A dogged racer, a devilish prankster but most of all, a doting father. That was how Jason Leffler was remembered in a memorial service Wednesday at Grace Covenant Church that drew several members of the NASCAR community.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Hernandez's background scrutinized by NFL teams before draft

    NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who has been connected to a possible homicide this week near his home in North Attleboro, Mass., has been dogged by off-field issues dating at least to his time at the University of Florida, multiple NFL and law enforcement sources have told SI.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Redray 4K player now shipping, UHDTV not included

    4K televisions are all the rage right now, but they're still dogged by a slight problem: where's the content? Red has taken one step to rectify that, as it's finally started shipping it's Redray media player , which can send a native 4K (4,096 × 2,160) or up-converted HDTV signal to your UHDTV. It uses wavelet compression tech to play 4:2:2, 12-bit video over a relatively miniscule 2.5MB/s pipe ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Engadget

Quotes

  1. "This was a chaotic process dogged by procedural games," Miliband wrote. "The procedural wrangling was, in fact, a cover for points of serious, substantive disagreement. The vast majority of countries, developed and developing, believe that...
    on Dec 20, 2009 By: Ed Miliband Source: AFP

  2. "Ed is being dogged by the feds for his marijuana work with sick people," Chong wrote. "It is the feds who are sick."
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Tommy Chong Source: Washington Post

  3. "I think he's going to be a great player. He messed up. But doggone it, you can't be messing up in this game like that by not hustling. If you don't know where the ball is, you run until you find out where it is. He has never dogged it," Narron...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Jerry Narron Source: SI.com

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