Home » Dictionary » power dog

power dog

power dog
 n.— «She had had some close calls before last week’s attack, and had seen pit bulls and other “power dogs,” as she calls them, roaming the neighborhood, chains jangling behind them.» —“Dog-attack victim hospitalized” by Paul C. Curtis Kauai Garden Island News (Lihu’e, Hawaii) Dec. 5, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Skookum (episode #1534)

So you’ve long dreamed of writing fiction, but don’t know where to begin? There are lots of ways to get started — creative writing classes, local writing groups, and books with prompts to get you going. The key is to get started, and...

At First Blush (episode #1529)

Book recommendations and the art of apology. Martha and Grant share some good reads, including an opinionated romp through English grammar, a Spanish-language adventure novel, an account of 19th-century dictionary wars, and a gorgeously illustrated...