dog-tired

[ dawg-tahyuhrd, dog- ]
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adjective
  1. utterly exhausted; worn out.

Origin of dog-tired

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First recorded in 1800–10

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How to use dog-tired in a sentence

  • And when he had lit their candles for his sisters, he excused himself at once on the ground of being dog-tired after a long day.

    Elizabeth's Campaign | Mrs. Humphrey Ward

British Dictionary definitions for dog-tired

dog-tired

adjective
  1. (usually postpositive) informal exhausted

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