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Noun: hound  hawnd
  1. Any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
    - hound dog
     
  2. Someone who is morally reprehensible
    "you dirty hound";
    - cad, bounder [Brit, archaic], blackguard, dog, heel
     
  3. Someone who seeks something
    "Mark has once again shown his talents as a news hound"
Verb: hound  hawnd
  1. Pursue or chase relentlessly
    "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him";
    - hunt, trace

Derived forms: hounded, hounding, hounds

Type of: chase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, hunting dog, scoundrel, tag, tail, track, trail, villain

Part of: pack

Encyclopedia: Hound, Hampshire