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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Dog as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 85 answers for the crossword clue 'Dog', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Dog a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Dog as an answer itself some 286 times.

Dog is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 19 November 2021 with the answer being DALMATIAN, but the most popular answer for this clue is CUR.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
  • Metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"
  • Someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
  • A dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
  • A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  • Go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
  • A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
  • Informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Dog'.

  • God Any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

CAD
Software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing

CUR
An inferior dog or one of mixed breed

LAP
Touching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet"

PET
A domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

PUG
Small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle

TAG
(sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)

4 Letters

CHOW
Breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China

DAYS
The time during which someone's life continues; "the monarch's last days"; "in his final years"

FLOP
The act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"

HEEL
The lower end of a ship's mast

MUTT
An inferior dog or one of mixed breed

PAWL
A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

PEKE
A Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle

SLED
A vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow

TAIL
The posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

5 Letters

ALPHA
The 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

BOXER
A breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany

CHASE
The act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

CLICK
Depression of a button on a computer mouse; "a click on the right button for example"

CORGI
Either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head

DINGO
Wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia

FRANK
A member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century

FRUMP
A dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"

HOUND
Any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears

POOCH
Informal terms for dogs

STALK
A slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

TRACK
Carry on the feet and deposit; "track mud into the house"

TRAIL
Evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"

6 Letters

ANIMAL
A living organism characterized by voluntary movement

BARKER
Informal terms for dogs

BEAGLE
A small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound

BOWWOW

CANINE
One of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

COLLIE
A silky-coated sheepdog with a long ruff and long narrow head developed in Scotland

DETENT
A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

FOLLOW
Travel along a certain course; "follow the road"; "follow the trail"

HARASS
Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

HOTDOG
A frankfurter served hot on a bun

LASSIE
A girl or young woman who is unmarried

PLAGUE
An annoyance; "those children are a damn plague"

POODLE
An intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs

PURSUE
Go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"

SETTER
A long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point

WEENIE
A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

WIENER
A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

WOOFER
A loudspeaker that reproduces lower audio frequency sounds

7 Letters

ANDIRON
Metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"

BOUNDER
Someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)

DOGIRON

FIREDOG
Metal supports for logs in a fireplace; "the andirons were too hot to touch"

GOAFTER
Go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"

HARRIER
A hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits

LURCHER
Someone waiting in concealment

MASTIFF
An old breed of powerful deep-chested smooth-coated dog used chiefly as a watchdog and guard dog

SPANIEL
Any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears

TERRIER
Any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground

WHIPPET
Small slender dog of greyhound type developed in England

8 Letters

AIREDALE
Breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire

ALSATIAN
A native or inhabitant of Alsace

LABRADOR
The mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the eastern part of the large Labrador-Ungava Peninsula in northeastern Canada

SPRINGER
A large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and white

9 Letters

CHIHUAHUA
A state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau

DACHSHUND
Small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows

DALMATIAN
A large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia

GIVECHASE
Go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

GREATDANE
Very large powerful smooth-coated breed of dog

REDSETTER
An Irish breed with a chestnut-brown or mahogany-red coat

RETRIEVER
A dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game

SCHNAUZER
Old German breed of sturdy black or greyish wire-haired terriers having a blunt muzzle ranging in size from fairly small to very large; used as ratters and guard dogs or police dogs

STBERNARD
A Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog

WOLFHOUND
The largest breed of dogs; formerly used to hunt wolves

10 Letters

BLACKGUARD
Someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"

BLOODHOUND
A breed of large powerful hound of European origin having very acute smell and used in tracking

CHASEAFTER
Go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

ROTTWEILER Gladys
German breed of large vigorous short-haired cattle dogs

11 Letters

BULLTERRIER
A powerful short-haired terrier originated in England by crossing the bulldog with terriers

DOMESTICDOG
A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"

FRANKFURTER
A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

IRISHSETTER
An Irish breed with a chestnut-brown or mahogany-red coat

WIENERWURST
A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

12 Letters

SAINTBERNARD
A Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog

UTTERFAILURE

13 Letters

BEARDEDCOLLIE Mike Smallman

14 Letters

PITBULLTERRIER
American breed of muscular terriers with a short close-lying stiff coat

15 Letters

CANISFAMILIARIS
A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"

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