Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
nouninformal North American
1A contemptible or cowardly person or thing.
cross-breed, cross, mixed breed, half-breed, hybrid
- ‘Given the hysteria in March over the ‘outing’ of Sarah Champion the yellow dogs seem strangely muted.’
2(also yellow dog Democrat)A person who is inclined to support any candidate affiliated with the Democratic Party, regardless of the candidate's personal qualities or political qualifications.
- ‘he is a self-proclaimed yellow dog Democrat’
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