dog lover meaning, dog lover definition | English Cobuild dictionary

Collins

lover

  

      n  
1    a person, now esp. a man, who has an extramarital or premarital sexual relationship with another person  
2    often pl   either of the two people involved in a love affair  
3   
a    someone who loves a specified person or thing  
a lover of music     
b    (in combination)  
a music-lover, a cat-lover     
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
See also:

love, louver, lovebird, lovelorn

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
someone who loves being in the sun, sunbathing etc
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
id.
rain very heavily
Idiomatic expression. "The weather was really bad yesterday. It was raining cats and dogs all day."

head

Reverso Community

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
Advertising
"Collins English Dictionary 5th Edition first published in 2000 © HarperCollins Publishers 1979, 1986, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"