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.
Herrera regressed disrupts Matic Samuel Matic was signed as the yard dog to let Pogba scamper forward and his inability to dispossess Spurs agitated Pogba.
Jones regards Heisman as more of a 550 yard dog and said: "He could even be a Derby-type of dog.
Now the Yard's manager Julie Kemp is taking the policy a paw pad further with the first Cruft's Yard dog show.
a beastly trick, a vile trick--to take a piece of bread, the soft part, stick a pin in it, and toss it to some yard dog, the kind that's so hungry it will swallow whatever it gets without chewing it, and then watch what happens.
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".
This tractor is well known through central Iowa as the "Junk Yard Dog.
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.
IT SEEMS LIKE everyone in the industry is all over the customer experience like white on rice, like a junk yard dog, like a cheap suit.
My favorite in this category is an early Handgunner article titled "Junk Yard Dog Loads" featuring handloaded .
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.
During the South by Southwest music festival in Austin in March, the narrow back alleyway of Yard Dog Folk Art was transformed into an outdoor concert stage.