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ˈdɔ gɪd, ˈdɒg ɪddogged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dogged, dour, persistent, pertinacious, tenacious, unyieldingadjective

    stubbornly unyielding

    "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dogged

    of Dog

    Etymology: [Fron. Dog.]

  2. Doggedadjective

    sullen; morose

    Etymology: [Fron. Dog.]

  3. Doggedadjective

    sullenly obstinate; obstinately determined or persistent; as, dogged resolution; dogged work

    Etymology: [Fron. Dog.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dogged

    dog′ed, adj. surly like an angry dog: sullen: obstinate.—adv. (slang) very.—adv. Dogg′edly.—n. Dogg′edness.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dogged

    A mode of attaching a rope to a spar or cable, in contradistinction to racking, by which slipping is prevented; half-hitched and end stopped back, is one mode.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dogged in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dogged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of dogged in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    Everybody knows that he is passionate and he is tough and he is dogged in making sure that the city of Chicago is not just the coldest city, but also the greatest city.

  2. Chika Onuegbu:

    We, therefore, urge President Muhammadu Buhari to be dogged in the fight against corruption and the elimination of waste in governance through strengthening the institutions that fight corruption, adopting a truly zero tolerance approach to corruption and waste of public funds and more importantly, pass into law the offence of unexplained wealth in Nigeria and ensure that offenders are properly dealt with. The offence of unexplained wealth (also called possession of unexplained wealth) will penalize people for possessing wealth disproportionate to their known lawful sources of income if they cannot provide a satisfactory explanation for this.

  3. Dazed and Confused:

    Dawson Well, all I'm saying is that I want to look back and say that I did it the best I could while I was stuck in this place. Had as much fun as I could while I was stuck in this place. Played as hard as I could while I was stuck in this place. Dogged as many girls as I could while I was stuck in this place.

  4. Cindy Axne:

    What we're seeing with this administration is a dogged approach to allow the biggest fossil fuel players an opportunity to put more money back in the pockets of their large shareholders and take that money out of the pockets of hardworking farmers right here in Iowa.

  5. Tom Fitton:

    Our dogged work forced the disclosure of documents that provided a road map for over 200 conflict-of-interest rulings that led to $ 48 million for Clinton Foundation Board and other Clinton-connected entities during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, previously disclosed documents in this lawsuit, for example, raise questions about funds Hillary Clinton accepted from entities linked to Saudi Arabia, China and Iran, among others.

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