A domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, and a barking, howling, or whining voice. It is widely kept as a pet or for work or field sports. A person regarded as unpleasant, contemptible, or wicked (used as a term of abuse). A mechanical device for gripping. Feet. Follow (someone or their movements) closely and persistently. Act lazily; fail to try one's hardest. Grip (something) with a mechanical device.