See more synonyms for dognap on Thesaurus.com verb (used with object), dog·napped or dog·naped, dog·nap·ping or dog·nap·ing.
- to steal (a dog), especially for the purpose of selling it for profit.
Origin of dognap
Related formsdog·nap·per, dog·nap·er, noun
An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; dog
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British Dictionary definitions for dognaper
verb -naps, -napping or -napped or US -naps, -naping or -napedDerived Formsdognapper, noundognapping or US dognaping, noun
- (tr) to carry off and hold (a dog), usually for ransom
C20:from dog + kidnap
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