verb (used with object), bird-dogged, bird-dog·ging. Informal.
verb (used without object), bird-dogged, bird-dog·ging.
- bird's-nest soup,
- bird-breeder's lung,
- bird-catcher tree,
- bird-footed dinosaur,
- bird-of-paradise flower,
- bird-voiced tree frog
Origin of bird-dog
Origin of bird dog
Examples from the Web for bird-dog
He was seldom at rest, scampering here and there, not unlike a bird-dog on a fresh scent.The Master Mystery|Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
It's fine with any of 'em that's got bird-dog blood, an' you know Spot's part pointer.Baldy of Nome|Esther Birdsall Darling
As he stepped into the familiar entrance-hall, Bryce paused, raised his head and sniffed suspiciously, like a bird-dog.The Valley of the Giants|Peter B. Kyne
His bird-dog lay on the mat outside the door and sprang forward with a joyous whine to meet him.The Sins of the Father|Thomas Dixon
He was a bird-dog, and so bright it seemed as if he could almost talk.A Busy Year at the Old Squire's|Charles Asbury Stephens