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- adv. In a way that is stubbornly persistent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a dogged manner; sullenly; with obstinate resolution.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a dogged manner; with the pertinacity of a dog; persistently; unyieldingly.
- Badly; basely; shamefully.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with obstinate determination
The example of Woodward and Bernstein doggedly pursuing the Watergate story when no one else would is the exception rather than the rule.
"We will pursue any and all crime doggedly, that is a promise," he said.
I shall be away for perhaps three months, and then, "doggedly," then I'm coming home to be married.
Rogoff said Hopfinger was "doggedly" pursuing an answer to Miller's employment question when he was shoved by a member of the security detail.
She singled out Nova Scotia Opposition MLA Cecil Clarke, a fellow Tory, for "doggedly"
Swinging Heaven says that the practice began in Britain in the 1970s, and that the term comes from the phenomenon of voyeurs "doggedly" following people having sex.
He will hang ye to the nearest tree; "and with these words he drew his sword doggedly, and set his back to the hedge.
When you have the super detective himself, Sherlock Holmes, trying to get to the bottom of what his arch-nemesis, super villain Professor Moriartry is up to, the stage is set for a gripping narrative, as they try and outdo each other, and Watson tries doggedly to follow along.
When you have the super detective himself, Sherlock Holmes, trying to get to the bottom of what his arch-nemesis, super villain Professor Moriarty is up to, the stage is set for a gripping narrative, as they try and outdo each other, and Watson tries doggedly to follow along.
It's quintessential Baltimore: blue collar, unpretentious, doggedly local and sometimes a bit uneven.