dog-tired


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dog-tired

Exhausted. I'm always dog-tired after a day at the amusement park. Mom was dog-tired and needed a nap before dinner.

dog tired

extremely tired; utterly worn out. informal
The image here, and in the variant dog weary , is of a dog exhausted after a long chase or hunt.
See also: dog, tired
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To most dogs, a good day is one in which they've chased squirrels, fetched balls, walked alongside their owners to wherever they're going, romped with other dogs, then collapsed, dog-tired at the end of the day.
It's where generations of kids went after school to buy their pick 'n' mix, where young, dog-tired mothers could pick up cheap baby clothes and where my husband could annoyingly spend an entire hour faffing about in the DIY aisle.
When it's late in the game and the Monroe High School football team is dog-tired and trailing on the scoreboard, it doesn't have far to look for inspiration.
Aled Davies got a penalty back for Whitland with 10 minutes to go only for Keys to finish the stronger of two dog-tired teams.
Venice, Sadie and Harley are ready to hit town in their eye-catching outfits; RELAXED: Rigsby the beagle is dog-tired after strutting his stuff in the name of fashion
The last thing we need at the moment is a dog-tired Blair,' said Mr Blunkett.
But now that school's started, you wake up dog-tired and drag all morning.
I was dog-tired - we'd had gig after gig and jamming session after jamming session," Marty told us.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Does your idea of a vacation leave you breathless, dog-tired, muscles quivering with adrenaline?
As for a friendly "good day", I am usually all for this, but unfortunately after the intimidating and aggravating affect of a dog "'invading my space" my adrenaline is flowing and, like most people when feeling threatened, I am in a heightened state of trepidation - not in the mood to say "hello" - apart from the fact that I'm often dog-tired (in more ways than one).
The ground was very testing at that Boxing Day meeting, but it's debatable whether it helped her at all as after travelling full of running three from home, she looked dog-tired as she crossed the line.
Despite feeling ruff and dog-tired after having the wound dressed and a tetanus jab, my visit to the police threw up the amusing and very surreal prospect of picking the guilty sheepdog out of a canine identity parade.
There are plenty of days that we find ourselves dog-tired of everybody we know.