running dog

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English - English
lackey; an unprincipled person who helps or flatters other, more powerful and often evil people; similar in this sense to the English word lapdog
running dogs
plural form of running dog
running dog

    Hyphenation

    run·ning dog

    Turkish pronunciation

    rʌnîng dôg

    Pronunciation

    /ˈrənəɴɢ ˈdôg/ /ˈrʌnɪŋ ˈdɔːɡ/

    Etymology

    () A literal translation of the Chinese phrase 走狗 (literally "running dog"; similar terms include 狗腿子 and 狗腿), often used as an insult by the communist government of the People's Republic of China against nations perceived to be in thrall to "imperialist" powers such as the United States

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