yard dog

yard dog

n. a repellent person; an uncouth person. Is that lousy yard dog hanging around the neighborhood again?
See also: dog, yard
References in classic literature ?
We have a yard dog, and I mayn't keep a dog of my own.
A real game of consequences rather than the gas escaping from the mouths of wannabe diplomats unsuccessfully trying to squeeze a Kremlin yard dog wanting to reclaim its territory.
It has enlisted a specialist former Scotland Yard dog handler who has testified in a number of high-profile cases to back its claim that the animal poses a danger Actor Russell Crowe, chat show queen Ricki Lake, Katie Piper, fashion designer Sadie Frost, actress Joan Collins and her sister Jackie have joined an online campaign to support Lennox.
The name of the new society - it means the Ceredigion Yard Dog Society - refers to the term "yard dogs".
The name of the new society - it means the Ceredigion Yard Dog Society - refers back to a reference to yard dogs, measuring one yard from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail in the 11th-century Domesday Book.
TOMORROW'S free Yard Dog event at the Tyne Bar starts at 1pm and runs through until late.
His nickname is Junk Yard Dog because he works in a scrap-yard and is one of the toughest competitors in the skate park, in the surf and on the rugby field.
He was a junk yard dog of a boy; his anger brought his shoulders up and his head down.
I had to take a dog home that had been a yard dog once.
He is a yard dog and lives outside 24 hours a day, year in year out as our chief guard dog.
Contemporary blues doesn't get more convincing than singer-harpist Johnny Yard Dog Jones, a gospel guitarist before becoming a fixture on the Detroit blues scene.
This character is the friendly pup that turns into the junk yard dog.
WWF legends who participated in that LP (of oldies, originals and oddities) included Hulk Hogan, Jesse "The Body" Ventura (now the governor of Minnesota), Junk Yard Dog, Jimmy Hart, Captain Lou Albano, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Hillbilly Jim, Nikolai Volkoff, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund and Vince McMahon, owner of the WWF.
BY all accounts - I was in the Lake District with no signal - Alistair Darling won the TV debate with SNP yard dog Alex Salmond on Scottish independence.
Having taught the pupils about exercise, nutrition and saddling up, he entertained them with a riding demonstration on his ten-year-old dual-purpose performer Qudraat, carried out not by the jockey on course, Tony Kelly, but by yard dog Milly.