hangdog : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s showing a sense of guilt
the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater
- s frightened into submission or compliance
- The only thing more stunning than the spectacle of a quivering, hangdog Ohio Governor pleading no contest in August to criminal charges is the fact that he is still in office.
- Bob Taft, Ohio: The only thing more stunning than the spectacle of a quivering, hangdog Ohio Governor pleading no contest in August to criminal charges is the fact that he is .
- Here Bana hits the right tone of hangdog perplexity and stalwart romance.
- Brad Gilbert in guardian.co.uk
When I first saw Murray,Gilbert says, "I thought this guy walks real slow - but then I saw how fast he moves. [Pete] Sampras was the same. He had that kind of hangdog look where it seemed he could hardly take another step. And then he'd...
- Donald Young in ESPN
I've learned a lot about how to compete out there, to never stop, don't get that hangdog look out there,Young said.
- Mike Selvey in New Zealand Herald
They were undone by their own temperaments and a lack of technique in coping with (Monty) Panesar whose successful bowling downwind came only as a result of watching (Daniel) Vettori from the same end,Selvey wrote. "Their hangdog demeanour...