Definition of yellow dog in English:

yellow dog


informal North American
  • 1A contemptible or cowardly person or thing.

    • ‘Given the hysteria in March over the ‘outing’ of Sarah Champion the yellow dogs seem strangely muted.’
    cross-breed, cross, mixed breed, half-breed, hybrid
  • 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’


yellow dog

/?yelō ?d?ɡ/ /?j?lo? ?d?ɡ/ /?yelō ?d?ɡ/ /?j?lo? ?dɑɡ/