Etymology

1. prairie

noun. ['ˈprɛri'] a treeless grassy plain.

Etymology

  • prairie (French)
  • praerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Prairie Dog

  • acog
  • zaugg
  • log
  • haug
  • fog
  • cog
  • bog

Sentences with prairie-dog


1. Noun Phrase
They reproduce year-ound, in contrast to prairie dogs who have a single annual mating season each spring.

2. Noun Phrase
More familiar animals like foxes and bobcats also sought out prairie dogs for food.

3. Noun Phrase
Gophers are typically much smaller than prairie dogs.

4. Noun Phrase
Explorers Lewis and Clark reported discovering an “infinite” number of prairie dogs on their westward expedition.

2. hot-dog

verb. perform intricate maneuvers while skiing.

3. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] 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.

Synonyms

  • Newfoundland dog
  • mutt
  • pug-dog
  • griffon
  • toy
  • cur
  • domestic animal
  • Mexican hairless
  • canid
  • domesticated animal
  • puppy
  • pooch
  • doggie
  • Canis
  • canine
  • toy dog
  • pug
  • Newfoundland
  • pack
  • Belgian griffon
  • hunting dog
  • lapdog
  • dalmatian
  • Great Pyrenees
  • bow-wow
  • Welsh corgi
  • spitz
  • Brussels griffon
  • poodle dog
  • mongrel
  • Canis familiaris
  • barker
  • working dog
  • coach dog
  • poodle
  • domestic dog
  • basenji
  • doggy
  • genus Canis
  • carriage dog
  • flag
  • corgi

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. dog

verb. ['ˈdɔg'] go after with the intent to catch.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • give chase
  • trail
  • track
  • follow
  • run down
  • quest
  • hunt
  • tree
  • tail
  • tag
  • hound
  • trace
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush
  • stay
  • begin

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward.

Synonyms

  • pawl
  • click
  • catch
  • detent
  • ratch
  • rachet
  • stop

Antonyms

  • violate
  • disoblige
  • predate
  • forfeit

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman.

Synonyms

  • disagreeable woman
  • frump

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • repel
  • get off

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] metal supports for logs in a fireplace.

Synonyms

  • firedog
  • dog-iron
  • support

Antonyms

  • lack
  • increase
  • stay in place
  • precede

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll.

Synonyms

  • frankfurter
  • red hot
  • weenie
  • sausage
  • frank
  • wiener
  • Vienna sausage
  • hotdog
  • wienerwurst

Antonyms

  • front
  • middle
  • beginning
  • head

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] informal term for a man.

Synonyms

  • lad
  • chap
  • bloke
  • cuss
  • gent
  • blighter
  • fella
  • fellow

Antonyms

  • female child
  • woman
  • nonmember
  • recede

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dog

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

Synonyms

  • villain
  • perisher
  • blackguard
  • heel
  • hound
  • cad
  • bounder

Antonyms

  • detach
  • indirect
  • unobvious
  • female

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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