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dog-tired

[ dawg-tahyuhrd, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˈtaɪərd, ˈdɒg- /
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adjective
utterly exhausted; worn out.
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Origin of dog-tired

First recorded in 1800–10
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British Dictionary definitions for dog-tired

dog-tired

adjective
(usually postpositive) informal exhausted
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