devil dog

noun Informal.

a United States Marine.

Nearby words

  1. deviatory,
  2. devic's disease,
  3. device,
  4. devil,
  5. devil and deep blue sea,
  6. devil of a,
  7. devil ray,
  8. devil take the hindmost, the,
  9. devil to pay, the,
  10. devil tree

Origin of devil dog

First recorded in 1915–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019