Definition of hangdog:
forlorn, depressed, glum, shamefaced, heartsore, crestfallen, sorrowful, unhappy, disconsolate, blue, browbeaten, subdued, sad, inconsolable, sheepish, bad, miserable, dishonored, droopy, low-spirited, melancholic, low, wistful, dejected, saddened, down, joyless, sorry, downcast, heartsick, heavyhearted, woeful, melancholy, heartbroken, downhearted, shamed, discredited, mournful, woebegone, bleak, down in the mouth, cast down, ashamed, homesick, brokenhearted, afraid, cowed, intimidated, despondent, doleful, bullied, wretched, gloomy, guilty, disgraced.
- "A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution", Charles Dickens.
- "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
- "The Players", Everett B. Cole.