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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If he looks dog-tired, is panting heavily, and lagging behind, he probably needs a break or you may be going too far, too fast, too soon.
But intimidated, badly trained and dog-tired as they may be, rail workers are still the envy of truckers.
Wesley had already delivered ninety-two Easter baskets, and he was simply dog-tired. He was looking forward to a hot cup of carrot soup and his nice warm bed.
But dog-dirty and dog-tired, you can't beat this for exhilirating adventure.
Maybe it was because his Mixers were dog-tired from giving it all they had all conference long.
Well, maybe not just like him because when you're on the minimum wage and you're dog-tired after eight hours hard labour, all you want to do is sling something in the microwave and relax in front of - yes - your big-screen telly.
He was dog-tired. And his father had been right, in his way.
Fired up for fun I'm feline sleepy Dog-tired again!
He said he was dog-tired, too, and told me to call the breakdown service.
We might be dog-tired from reading all the entries for the coveted title but we want more.
"I was dog-tired - we'd had gig after gig and jamming session after jamming session," Marty told us.
BOW WOW: Rodrigo (above left) and his pal Jess; WOOF DEAL: Rodrigo takes his owner Ann for a walk along the coast (above) and (left) dog-tired
we were dog-tired after the long Asian tour,' said the letter.
And John said: "These guys turn up here to train after working a nine- hour shift most days and whether they are lawyers or sewerage workers they're dog-tired.