1. [syn: dogging, persisting]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dog \Dog\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dogged; p. pr. & vb. n.
To hunt or track like a hound; to follow insidiously or
indefatigably; to chase with a dog or dogs; to worry, as if
by dogs; to hound with importunity.
I have been pursued, dogged, and waylaid. -- Pope.
Your sins will dog you, pursue you. --Burroughs.
Eager ill-bred petitioners, who do not so properly
supplicate as hunt the person whom they address to,
dogging him from place to place, till they even extort
an answer to their rude requests. -- South.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: relentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in
pursuit; "impossible to escape the dogging fears" [syn:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "dogging":
aggravation, annoyance, bad news, bedevilment, bore, bother,
botheration, bothersomeness, chase, chasing, crashing bore,
devilment, difficulty, downer, drag, exasperation, follow,
follow-up, following, harassment, harrying, headache, heeling,
hounding, hue and cry, hunting, molestation, nuisance, persecution,
pest, problem, prosecution, pursual, pursuance, pursuing, pursuit,
quest, searching, seeking, sequel, sequence, series, shadowing,
stalking, tailing, tracking, tracking down, trailing, trial,
trouble, vexation, vexatiousness, worriment, worry