Definition of running dog noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    running dog

    BrE BrE//ˈrʌnɪŋ dɒɡ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌnɪŋ dɔːɡ//
    Domesticated mammals
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  1. 1(disapproving) a person who follows a political system or set of beliefs without questioning them
  2. 2a dog which has been bred to run, especially for racing or for pulling a sledge across snow See related entries: Domesticated mammals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: running dog