Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


Spanish translation of “dog”


noun /doɡ/
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox. It’s time to take the dog for a walk. dogged /ˈdoɡid/ adjective keeping on at what one is doing in a determined and persistent manner His dogged determination enabled him to complete the marathon. doggedly /-ɡid-/ adverb
tenazmente, obstinadamente
He went doggedly on with his work despite the interruptions.
doggedness /-ɡid-/ noun dog biscuit noun a small hard biscuit fed to dogs. dog collar a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman. a collar around a dog’s neck. dog-eared adjective (of a book) having the pages turned down at the corner
sobado, con las esquinas dobladas
dog-eared volumes Several pages were dog-eared.
dog-tired adjective very tired He was dog-tired after the long flight. a dog’s life a wretched existence
una vida de perros
He leads a dog’s life.
go to the dogs to be ruined, especially to ruin oneself.
venirse abajo, arruinarse
Everything went to the dogs after he started drinking heavily.
in the doghouse in disgrace He’s in the doghouse because he forgot his wife’s birthday. not a dog’s chance no chance at all
no tener ni la más remota posibilidad
He hasn’t a dog’s chance of getting a ticket.
(Definition of dog from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

More translations of “dog” in Spanish

Definitions of “dog” in English

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More