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Definition of hound:

  1. A despicable person.
  2. A houndfish.
  3. A side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle.
  4. A variety of the domestic dog, usually having large, drooping ears, esp. one which hunts game by scent, as the foxhound, bloodhound, deerhound, but also used for various breeds of fleet hunting dogs, as the greyhound, boarhound, etc.
  5. Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.
  6. To hunt or chase with hounds, or as with hounds.
  7. To set on the chase; to incite to pursuit; as, to hounda dog at a hare; to hound on pursuers.

Synonyms:

frump, draw, animal, enthusiast, ride, frankfurter, describe, leaper, decipher, heel, hunt, beleaguer, computer-aided design, andiron, wiener, weenie, hunt down, heckle, bullyrag, run, attack, blackguard, wienerwurst, delineate, bait, cad, track down, pester, hound dog, click, firedog, hector, fanatic, trace, beset, harry, harass, besiege, dog, follower, domestic dog, bird dog, badger, line, frank, solicit, hot dog, retrace, detent, dog-iron, importune, hotdog, bedevil, bounder, taunt, needle, follow, pawl, plague, devotee.

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