Disparaging. (especially in Chinese Communist propaganda)
- a person or institution subservient to counterrevolutionary interests.
- a manipulable, servile follower; lackey: to be reviled as a running dog of the colonialists.
Architecture. Vitruvian scroll.
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Origin of running dog
1925–30; in political sense, translation of Chinese zǒugǒu
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