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1. hound

noun. ['ˈhaʊnd'] any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears.

Synonyms

  • beagle
  • Afghan
  • otter hound
  • staghound
  • redbone
  • Norwegian elkhound
  • Weimaraner
  • boarhound
  • Afghan hound
  • gazelle hound
  • Plott hound
  • wolfhound
  • pack
  • hunting dog
  • harrier
  • sleuthhound
  • Ibizan hound
  • bloodhound
  • elkhound
  • basset hound
  • otterhound
  • basset
  • coonhound
  • deerhound
  • Saluki
  • hound dog
  • Scottish deerhound
  • Ibizan Podenco
  • foxhound
  • bluetick

Antonyms

  • empty
  • disarrange
  • decompress
  • lack

Etymology

  • honde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Hound

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • expound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • aground
  • surround
  • ground
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • sound
  • round
  • 'round
  • pound

How do you pronounce hound?

Pronounce hound as haʊnd.

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Sentences with hound


1. Noun, singular or mass
These include the Afghan hound, a sight rather than scent hound, and the Borzoi.

Quotes about hound


1. Possibility, infinity, beauty -- none of those words were right. [...] What he really wanted to say was: have you felt this? this phantom life streaking like a phosphorescent hound at the edges of your ruin?
- Haven Kimmel, The Solace Of Leaving Early

2. hound

noun. ['ˈhaʊnd'] someone who is morally reprehensible.

Synonyms

  • villain
  • perisher
  • blackguard
  • heel
  • dog
  • cad
  • bounder

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • natural object
  • inactivity
  • front

Etymology

  • honde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hound

verb. ['ˈhaʊnd'] pursue or chase relentlessly.

Synonyms

  • ferret
  • give chase
  • trail
  • track
  • hunt
  • tail
  • tag
  • dog
  • trace
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • head
  • obverse
  • detach

Etymology

  • honde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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