persistent in effort; stubbornly tenacious: a dogged worker.
doggoned; damned; confounded: Well, I'll be dogged!
a domesticated canid, Canis familiaris, bred in many varieties.
any carnivore of the dogfamily Canidae, having prominent canine teeth and, in the wild state, a long and slender muzzle, a deep-chested muscular body, a bushy tail, and large, erect ears. Compare canid.