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Meaning of "hair of the dog" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAIR OF THE DOG

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WHAT DOES HAIR OF THE DOG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hair of the dog

"Hair of the dog" is a colloquial expression in the English language predominantly used to refer to alcohol that is consumed with the aim of lessening the effects of a hangover.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAIR OF THE DOG

hair conditioner
hair cream
hair extension
hair extensions
hair follicle
hair gel
hair grass
hair implant
hair lacquer
hair loss
hair oil
hair removal
hair remover
hair removing cream
hair restorer
hair roller
hair salon
hair seal
hair sheep
hair shirt

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAIR OF THE DOG

assistance dog
Australian cattle dog
black dog
blue cattle dog
carriage dog
cattle dog
eye dog
guide dog
hot dog
native dog
Newfoundland dog
police dog
Portuguese water dog
prairie dog
put on the dog
rescue dog
sausage dog
seeing-eye dog
strong-eye dog
top dog

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hair of the dog» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAIR OF THE DOG

Find out the translation of hair of the dog to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hair of the 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 «hair of the dog» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

头发的狗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pelo del perro
570 millions of speakers

English

hair of the dog
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुत्ते के बाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شعر الكلب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Волосы собаки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cabelo do cão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুকুরের লোম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poils du chien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rambut anjing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haare des Hundes
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

迎え酒
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

개 머리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rambut saka asu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tóc của con chó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாய் முடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुत्राचे केस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

köpek tüyü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pelo del cane
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sierść psa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Волосся собаки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

păr de câine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μαλλιά του σκύλου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hare van die hond
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hår av hunden
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hår av hunden
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hair of the dog

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIR OF THE DOG»

The term «hair of the dog» is regularly used and occupies the 84.354 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIR OF THE DOG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hair of the dog

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAIR OF THE DOG»

Discover the use of hair of the dog in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hair of the dog and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hair of the Dog: Irish Drinking and Its American Stereotype
Presenting a history of the culture of drinking, both in Ireland and in the USA, this volume takes a interdisciplinary approach to an investigation of Irish drinking problems and aims to shatter many ethnic stereotypes and misconceptions.
Richard Stivers, 2000
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Hair of the Dog
WOMAN CAN PUSH HIM OVER THE BRINK TOO EASILY, ALAS .
Charles Beaumont, 2011
3
The Hair of the Dog and Other Scientific Surprises
From the dinosaurs that caused sonic booms to the irrational nature of the number pi, essays on scientific strangeness Science is full of surprises, such as the peculiar peepshow beginnings of baby incubators, the unexpected positive ...
Karl Sabbagh, 2010
4
Hair of the Dog
Book two of the Londum Series.
Tony Rattigan, 2011
5
Hair of the dog: tales from aboard a Russian trawler
Barbara Oakley's riveting portrayal of espionage and comic adventure brings to life a little-known episode of American history when two Cold-Warring nations joined together to fish in the North Pacific.
Barbara A. Oakley, 1996
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The Hair of the Dog: And Other Scientific Surprises
The stories behind scientific peculiarities
Karl Sabbagh, Karl, 2009
7
Hair of the Dog
A doghandler is murdered in his home in Connecticut. The victim had many enemies, other doghandlers on the dog show circuit and men whose wives he seduced. Sleuth Melanie Travis investigates.
Laurien Berenson, 2013
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Hair of the Dog
Angie Deacon thought her vacation in Weirs Beach, New Hampshire would be relaxing.
Cindy Davis, 2013
9
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Hair of the Dog Mystery
A clever dog helps his owner solve a case involving a missing Gypsy necklace, an evil curse, and a kidnapped, larcenous cat.
Mary Blount Christian, 1984
10
The Domestic Dog: Its Evolution, Behaviour and Interactions ...
A scientific analysis of dogs, their behaviour, and their relationships with humans. This unique book seeks to expose the real dog beneath the popular stereotypes.
James Serpell, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAIR OF THE DOG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hair of the dog is used in the context of the following news items.
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The L.A Guide to True Detective: Hangover from Hell - Los Angeles …
He accepts Velcoro's offer of a swig from a pint of Smirnoff that's tucked into the glove compartment instead, choosing hair of the dog over the ... «LA Magazine, Jul 15»
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Dancing to the music - The Post Star
At 7:30 p.m., I'll be at Shepard Park in Lake George for “Get Up Jack,” which includes a number of members of “Hair of the Dog,” one of my ... «Glens Falls Post-Star, Jul 15»
3
Worlds collide at Marilyn Manson, Smashing Pumpkins show …
Manson was the binge, and the Pumpkins were the hair of the dog. That's really as close as they came in my book. Their dichotomy held up on ... «Phoenix New Times, Jul 15»
4
Watch: Cool Continuity Between 'Man Of Steel' And New Tra | The …
At any rate, Comic-Con hangover is in effect and you might a bit of hair of the dog, so here's a couple more snaps from BVSDOJ. One is a ... «Indie Wire, Jul 15»
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We Try On All The Clothes From Zara For The Perfect City Break
... let's face it, people go to get blind drunk and spend the day recovering in only a bikini doing the whole 'hair of the dog' business to stay alive. «The Debrief, Jul 15»
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Graceland Season 3 Episode 3 Review: “Sense Memory”
Is this a case of “the hair of the dog that bit you” kind of medicine? Whatever it is, as a shipment is thrown by a plane, Pike and a team intercept ... «TVOvermind, Jul 15»
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W.A.S.P. Parts Ways With Drummer Mike Dupke - Blabbermouth.net
It was Coury who ended up pairing Dupke with Los Angeles-based rock band HAIR OF THE DOG. HAIR OF THE DOG got signed to Spitfire ... «BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Jul 15»
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Premier Bethany Beach events offer early-bird registration discounts
Hair of the Dog 5k/10K and Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 1, New Year's Day. Considered the shore's most ... «Cape Gazette, Jul 15»
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Watch The Live Stream Of The USWNT World Cup Title Parade In …
The USWNT have already been congratulated by President Obama, partied hard enough to need some hair of the dog the next morning, and ... «SportsGrid, Jul 15»
10
Alive and still kickin' out tunes
But, this John Haggarty has played music for crowds in five different decades. He's popular enough to those who followed Hair of the Dog. «Bethlehem Spotlight, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hair of the dog [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hair-of-the-dog>. Nov 2019 ».
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