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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Frightened into submission or compliance; Showing a sense of guilt.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : He always went about with a hangdog look. ,He sneaked out of the room with a hangdog expression
  • I grinned at familiar, hangdog faces in the crowd.
  • His hangdog face is immobile, but his voice is bitter.
  • See those hangdog-looking fellows slouching before us? for more
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