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dog-tired

[dawg-tahyuh rd, dog-] /ˈdɔgˈtaɪərd, ˈdɒg-/
adjective
1.
utterly exhausted; worn out.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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British Dictionary definitions for dog tired

dog-tired

adjective
1.
(usually postpositive) (informal) exhausted
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dog-tired

adjective

Very tired; exhausted; beat, pooped, wasted

[1809+; as tired as a dog after a hunt; Bayard Taylor called it ''a German phrase'' in an 1876 letter]


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