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A dog of a breed used for hunting, especially one able to track by scent
“He was judged against a flat-coated retriever, a giant schnauzer, an Old English sheepdog, a wire fox terrier, a saluki hound and Pekingese toy dog.”
A person with a strong and habitual liking for something
“… a camera hound even before the baby arrived, he's now become obsessive.”
A mean, evil, or unprincipled person
“… a no-good sneaky hound who disappeared with the lottery winnings he was supposed to share.”
A person whose behavior is offensive to others
“… nobody could stand that low-down hound and his penchant for mean-spirited pranks.”
Harass, persecute, or pursue relentlessly
“Credit card companies hound people constantly.”
To go after or on the track of
“… after the scandal came to light, the politician was hounded by reporters night and day.”
Harass, persecute, or pursue relentlessly
Hounded out of office.”
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