a person or institution subservient to counterrevolutionary interests.
a manipulable, servile follower; lackey:
to be reviled as a running dog of the colonialists.
Architecture. Vitruvian scroll.
noun, Billiards. 1. the giving of English or spin to the cue ball to enable it to bounce in the direction of a certain angle. Compare reverse English (def 1).
noun, Navigation. 1. a fix made from a moving vessel or aircraft from observations made at different times, the course and distance run between the observations being considered.
noun, Nautical. 1. the hoisting gaff.
noun 1. the working components of a motor-driven or steam-driven vehicle other than those used to develop or transmit power, as wheels, axles or springs, as distinguished from the body.