Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “dog”

dog

noun /doɡ/
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox
perro
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
terco, tenaz, obstinado
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
tenacidad
his doggedness in the face of adversity.
dog biscuit noun a small hard biscuit fed to dogs.
galleta para perro
dog collar noun (informal) a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman.
alzacuello
a collar around a dog’s neck.
collar de perro
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 (informal) very tired
rendido, hecho polvo, muerto de cansancio
He was dog-tired after the long flight.
a dog’s life noun a wretched existence
una vida de perros
He leads a dog’s life.
go to the dogs (informal ) be ruined, especially to ruin oneself
venirse abajo, arruinarse
Everything went to the dogs after he started drinking heavily.
in the doghouse (informal) disgrace
en desgracia
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)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Neglecting and ignoring, but you might be interested in these topics from the Attention and care topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “dog” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More