- another name for Greyhound bus line. Origin 1: grey = dirty + hound = dog; Origin 2: Greyhound busses aren't the cleanest or nicest way to travel.
I can't afford a train or plane ticket, so I have to take the dirty dog.
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dirty dog — A dirty dog is an untrustworthy person … The small dictionary of idiomes
dirty dog — n. a low and sneaky person. □ What a low, dirty dog. □ That dirty dog tried to get fresh with me! … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
dirty dog — A dirty dog is an untrustworthy person. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
dirty dog — noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible only a rotter would do that kill the rat throw the bum out you cowardly little pukes! the British call a contemptible person a git • Syn: ↑rotter, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
dirty dog — /dɜti ˈdɒg/ (say dertee dog) noun Colloquial 1. an unprincipled person. 2. a lecherous male … Australian English dictionary
dirty dog — n. (Informal) contemptible person, very despicable or cowardly person … English contemporary dictionary
dirty dog/dirty rat — immoral person, liar, scum, slimebucket You dirty rat! You stole my truck and used my credit card! … English idioms
dog — ‘Dog’ is used vocatively in two distinct ways. It is either an insulting term of contempt, or it is almost a compliment, implying that the man addressed is a jolly fellow. As an insult, ‘dog’ has been in use since at least the fourteenth… … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
dirty — adj., adv., & v. adj. (dirtier, dirtiest) 1 soiled, unclean. 2 causing one to become dirty (a dirty job). 3 sordid, lewd; morally illicit or questionable (dirty joke). 4 unpleasant, nasty. 5 dishonest, dishonourable, unfair (dirty play). 6 (of… … Useful english dictionary
dog — dog1 W1S1 [dɔg US do:g] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(animal)¦ 2¦(male animal)¦ 3¦(woman)¦ 4 dog eat dog 5 be going to the dogs 6¦(dishonest)¦ 7 a dog s life 8 make a dog s breakfast of something 9 a dog s dinner … Dictionary of contemporary English