- 1dog somebody/something (of a problem or bad luck) to cause you trouble for a long time He had been dogged by bad health all his life. Her career was dogged by misfortune.
- 2dog somebody/something to follow someone closely She had the impression that someone was dogging her steps.
NAmE//dɔɡ//, NAmE//dɑɡ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dog
he / she / it dogs
past simple dogged
-ing form dogging