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Bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, black dog, whatever you want to call it, is inherent in our society. It's a product of stress and in my case over-work.
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Meaning of "black dog" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BLACK DOG

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BLACK DOG

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Black dog is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BLACK DOG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Black dog

Black dog may refer to: ▪ Black dog, a ghostly dog in the folklores of the British Isles Locations ▪ Blackdog, a hamlet in Scotland ▪ Black Dog, Devon, a village in England ▪ The Black Dog, Dublin, a former prison in Dublin ▪ The Black Dog, a restaurant and tavern on the island of Martha's Vineyard Entertainment ▪ Black Dog, a fictional pirate in the adventure novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ▪ "Black Dog", a song by Led Zeppelin from their album Led Zeppelin IVBlack Dog, a 1998 film ▪ The Black Dog, alias Black Dog Productions, a British electronic music band ▪ Black Dogs, 1992 novel by Ian McEwan ▪ Black Dog a book by Stephen Booth ▪ "Black Dog", an episode of That 70's Show ▪ "Black Dog", from their 1997 album RTFM Other ▪ Black dog, a coin in the Caribbean, starting under the reign of Queen Anne ▪ Black Dog, a brand of Scotch whisky ▪ Black Dog Books, an Australian...

Definition of black dog in the English dictionary

The definition of black dog in the dictionary is depression or melancholy.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BLACK DOG

black cherry
black coffee
black cohosh
black comedy
Black Country
black cuckoo
Black Death
black diamond
black disc
black disease
black earth
black economy
black eye
Black Ferns
black flag
black fly
Black Forest
Black Forest gateau
Black Friar
black frost

WORDS THAT END LIKE BLACK DOG

attack dog
Canaan dog
cattle dog
chili dog
Eskimo dog
eye dog
German shepherd dog
guard dog
gun dog
hot dog
like cat and dog
Newfoundland dog
Portuguese water dog
prairie dog
put on the dog
search dog
shepherd dog
top dog
water dog
working dog

Synonyms and antonyms of black dog in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «black dog» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BLACK DOG

Find out the translation of black dog to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of black dog from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «black dog» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

黑狗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

perro negro
570 millions of speakers

English

black dog
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

काला कुत्ता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكلب الأسود
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

черная собака
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cão preto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কালো কুকুর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chien noir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

anjing hitam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schwarzer Hund
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

黒い犬
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

검은 개
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Asu ireng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con chó đen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருப்பு நாய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काळा कुत्रा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

siyah köpek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cane nero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czarny pies
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чорна собака
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

câine negru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μαύρο σκυλί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

swart hond
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

svart hund
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

svart hund
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of black dog

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BLACK DOG»

The term «black dog» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.337 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about black dog

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QUOTES WITH «BLACK DOG»

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Adam Ant
Bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, black dog, whatever you want to call it, is inherent in our society. It's a product of stress and in my case over-work.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BLACK DOG»

Discover the use of black dog in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to black dog and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
I Had a Black Dog: His Name was Depression
Black Dog is shorthand for a disease the millions of people suffer from - depression.
‎2005
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Living with a Black Dog
LIVING WITH A BLACK DOG is Matthew and Ainsley Johnstone's illustrated, must-have guide for the partners, family, friends and colleagues of depression sufferers.
Matthew Johnstone, Ainsley Johnstone, 2008
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Living with a Black Dog: His Name Is Depression
Provides insight into what is is like to live with depression, a condition Winston Churchill called a "Black dog", and the strength and support that can be found within and around us to tame it.--from publisher's description.
‎2006
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Dragonkeeper
Her tyrannic master is a cruel drunk who neglects his duties as Imperial Dragonkeeper and under his watch the Emperor’s dragons have dwindled from a magnificent dozen to a miserable two.
Carole Wilkinson, 2011
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Black Dog
In a modern fairy tale about the power of fear and how it distorts our view of the world, the Black Dog that appears outside the Hope family's home seems to grow larger and larger as each frightened member of the Hope family sees it, but ...
‎2012
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Black Dog of Fate: A Memoir
In this tenth anniversary edition of his award-winning memoir, New York Times bestselling author Peter Balakian has expanded his compelling story about growing up in the baby-boom suburbs of the ’50s and ’60s and coming to understand ...
Peter Balakian, 2009
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Taming the Black Dog
Modelled on Bev Aisbett' s successful LIVING WITH IT, TAMING THE BLACK DOG has a unique blend of wit and information and is an invaluable guide for both chronic sufferers of depression as well as anyone with a fit of 'the blues'.
Bev Aisbett, 2000
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Journeys with the Black Dog: Inspirational Stories of ...
Autobiographical stories written by sufferers of depression open the lid on this insidious and often silent disease and chart the journey from first onset to successful management.
Tessa Wigney, Gordon Parker, 2007
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Killing the Black Dog
1 Killing the Black Dog...................................................... The Black Dog Poems.......... ........................................ An Absolutely Ordinary Midsummer A Torturer's An The Past Ever Where Humans Can't Leave and Mustn't Complain............. Rock Music.
Les Murray, 2011
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Black Dog: A Cooper & Fry Mystery
This relentless, atmospheric thriller is perfect for readers of New York Times bestselling authors Ian Rankin and Peter Robinson, and for viewers of the hit TV series The Killing.
Stephen Booth, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BLACK DOG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term black dog is used in the context of the following news items.
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Man suffers serious facial injuries in vicious Northern Quarter attack
The victim, 25, suffered two fractured eye sockets in the brutal attack outside Black Dog Ballroom on Church Street in the early hours of the ... «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
2
Lost dog “Junie” found by neighborhood newcomers
Olya Volpe and her family found a lost black dog, “a sweet lil thing with a tag” on her, and need help getting “Juniata” home. “It took us a bit of ... «My Ballard, Jul 15»
3
Man dead, woman critical after shooting at popular Auburn park
Then the gunman walked nonchalantly to his truck, with a black dog, and just drove off. Police are still looking for him. Police think all three had ... «KVI-Radio, Jul 15»
4
Police: Possible Drug Activity In Reading
In the latest police log from Sunday, July 5, a small black dog was reported lost and possible drug activity was reported in the town, according to ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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GORDON JOHNSON: Remembering a stalwart
In the late 1950s on the Pala Indian Reservation, a big black dog of unknown pedigree, probably a sled-dog mix, guarded their front porch. «Press-Enterprise, Jul 15»
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Two children among injured in head-on crash at Broadwater
A black dog was also recovered from the Isuzu. An off duty Royal Australian Navy paramedic was one of the first people on the scene to help ... «Northern Star, Jul 15»
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Labour's Harriet Harman clams up over her £5k bonus says BLACK
By Black Dog for The Mail on Sunday. Published: 19:44 EST, 4 July 2015 | Updated: 03:48 EST, 5 July 2015. 107 shares. 247. View comments. Much as Harriet ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Black dog project aims to counter negativity
A woman was talking about “black dog syndrome” – a theory that black dogs are less likely to be adopted than those with lighter coats, perhaps ... «Albuquerque Journal, Jul 15»
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Black Dog Bias
Finnish-born and London-based industrial punk rock rebel Anzi (phew, a mouthful already and I haven't even started with the actual review yet) ... «Music News, Jul 15»
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Bulls help buck the black dog
YEE HA: The first Bullarama to raise money for mental illness awareness in our community will held at the Reef Gateway Hotel on Saturday ... «Mackay Daily Mercury, Jul 15»

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