Hangdog

Definition of Hangdog

Hang´dog`   Pronunciation: ~dǒg`
n.1.A base, degraded person; a sneak; a gallows bird.
a.1.Low; sneaking; ashamed.
The poor colonel went out of the room with a hangdog look.
- Thackeray.

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abashed, abject, ashamed, backscratching, beggarly, blushing, bootlicking, chagrined, chapfallen, cowering, crawling, crestfallen, cringing, crouching, crushed, embarrassed, fawning, flattering, footlicking, groveling, humbled, humiliated, ingratiating, mealymouthed, mortified, obeisant, obsequious, on bended knee, out of countenance, parasitic, prostrate, red-faced, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, sniveling, sponging, sycophantic, timeserving, toadeating, toadying, toadyish, truckling
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