Hound-dog



noun
1.
Chiefly Southern U.S. Dialect. 1 (def 1).
2.
(initial capital letter) Military. a jet-propelled air-to-ground missile designed to be launched from B-52 aircraft and having nuclear capability.

noun phrase

A contemptible man, esp a womanchaser

[1940s+;aSouthernismpopularizedbyanElvis Presley song lyric: ”Ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog”]

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