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hound

 
pronunciation:
haUnd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of several breeds of dogs. Hounds have short hair, a deep voice, and long, drooping ears. They are used for hunting.
 
similar words:
beagle, bloodhound, foxhound, greyhound
definition 2: a dog of any kind.
synonyms:
canine, dog
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: hounds, hounding, hounded
definition: to nag or urge without stopping.
The boy is hounding his parents for a new computer.
synonyms:
badger, nag, pester
similar words:
annoy, bother, worry
derivation: hounder (n.)
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