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Definition of hound verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    hound somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hound
    he / she / it hounds
    past simple hounded
    -ing form hounding
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  1. 1to keep following someone and not leave them alone, especially in order to get something from them or ask them questions synonym harass
  2. 2 They were hounded day and night by the press. The street vendors say the police are hounding them.
  3. Phrasal Verbshound somebody out (of something)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hound