dogging dogging  /ˈdɔ ɡɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) relentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in pursuit
  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. But since its inception, the biggest issue dogging Wikipedia has been concerns about its accuracy.
  2. Fitzgerald pursued the Libby case with the same persistence he has shown throughout a 19-year career dogging drug lords, Mafia kingpins and assorted terrorists.

News

  1. Texas banker puts up $1M for tricky math solution

    A Texas banker is upping the ante to $1 million for whoever solves a tricky problem that's been dogging mathematicians since the 1980s.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  2. Matt Reed: The next Watergate? Not even close

    Where would you place the three controversies dogging the Obama administration today among the worst presidential scandals since the 1960s? I keep hearing from readers who insist Benghazi, the IRS abuses or the seizure of journalists’ phone records are “as bad or worse than Watergate.”
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "Gonzales' problems here feed into and build on all of the competence issues that have been dogging the administration since Katrina," said Charles Franklin, political science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Benjamin Franklin Source: Forbes

  2. "I hear you bro . . .," says White, adding: "Dude, what are you mad-dogging me for? I'm not the judge."
    on May 5, 2010 By: Dana White Source: TSN

  3. "What I have done is disgusting and I'm so ashamed, but I'm only human," Collymore, 33, said. "I can only beg for forgiveness. Over the last couple of years I have been to dogging sites maybe a dozen to 15 times, and yes I have taken part and...
    on Mar 1, 2004 By: Stan Collymore Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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