dingonoun [ C ]uk /ˈdɪŋ.ɡəʊ/ us /ˈdɪŋ.ɡoʊ/ plural dingoes
Examples from literature
- Dingoes can be dangerous.
- Dingoes eat meat, and farmers do not like them because they eat sheep.
- If you visit a place where there are dingoes, you must watch your children.
- The dingo is a dog, but it is not a pet!
- We think the first dingoes came to Australia with people many thousands of years ago.
- A dingo—a female, and possibly our friend with the pups—had followed us persistently all day.
- Further investigation disclosed a lean and fierce-looking dingo down our well, which, in its frantic struggles to get out, had covered up our little pool of water and made a horrible mess of things.
- No doubt some good water-hole exists amongst these hills, judging from the tracks of kangaroos, turkeys, and dingoes.
- The dingo of Australia is thought to be derived from some imported variety of dog.
- These three—the kangaroo, the opossum, and the dingo,—are the principal beasts of Australia.