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Definition of the noun bulldog

What does bulldog mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bulldogs

  1. a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of bulldog: English bulldog
    • more generic term: working dog = any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
    • more specific term: French bulldog = small stocky version of the bulldog having a sleek coat and square head

Alternative definition of the noun bulldog


  1. A breed of dog developed in England by the crossing of the bullbaiting dog and the Pug to produce a ladies companion dog. Having a very smooth coat, a flattened face, wrinkly cheeks, powerful front legs and smaller hind legs.
  2. A shortened form of British bulldog.
  3. A stubborn person.

Definition of the verb bulldog

What does bulldog mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: bulldogging

  1. attack viciously and ferociously
  2. throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo

Alternative definition of the verb bulldog


  1. [transitive] To chase (a steer) on horseback and wrestle it to the ground by twisting its horns (as a rodeo performance).


  1. Bulldog a.k.a. Truman Capote: Truman Streckfus Persons, known as Truman Capote, was an American author, screenwriter and playwright, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's and the true crime novel In Cold Blood, which he labeled a "nonfiction novel." At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced of Capote novels, stories, and plays.
  2. Bulldog a.k.a. Corey Pavin: Corey Allen Pavin is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. He spent over 150 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Ranking between 1986 and 1997.
  3. Bulldog a.k.a. Garik Kharlamov is a singer, TV anchor, actor, screenwriter and film producer.
  4. Bulldog a.k.a. David Hart Smith: Harry Smith is a Canadian professional wrestler.
  5. Bulldog a.k.a. Vincent Luis, is a French professional triathlete, the Junior European and World Champion of the year 2008, French U23 Champion of the year 2010, and part of the National Team called Collectif France Ambition 2012.
  6. Bulldog a.k.a. Ruben Gonzalez: Rubén González is an Argentine luger who competed from 1984 to 2010. Competing in four Winter Olympics, he holds the record for being the first athlete to participate in four different Winter Olympic games in four different decades. His best finish was 31st in the men's singles event at Albertville in 1992.
  7. Bulldog a.k.a. Kevin Bennett: Kevin "Bulldog" Bennett born in Birmingham is an English professional light/light welter/welter/light middleweight boxer of the 1990s and 2000s, who as an amateur won the 1999 Amateur Boxing Association of England light welterweight title, against Daniel Happe, boxing out of Hartlepool Boys ABC, and as a professional won the Commonwealth lightweight title, and was a challenger for the International Boxing Organization lightweight title against Jason Cook, and British Boxing Board of Control lightweight title against Graham Earl, his professional fighting weight varied from 134 lb, i.e. lightweight to 150 lb, i.e. light middleweight.
  8. Bulldog is an actor in the state of Hawaii. He is most frequently seen on stage as a company actor at the Honolulu Theatre for Youth. He has also worked as an actor, board member and director at Kumu Kahua Theatre.
  9. Bulldog: David "Bulldog" Rothner has hosted The Rude Awakening Show on St.
  10. Bulldog a.k.a. John Tristao: John "Bulldog" Tristao is a member of the musical group, Creedence Clearwater Revisited.
  11. Bulldog a.k.a. Ted Collins is an actor and a film producer.
  12. Bulldog a.k.a. Jerry Beck is a detective, a screenwriter and an actor.
  13. Bulldog a.k.a. Ian Edwards is a musical artist.

There are other people with in their name, like A.W. Bulldog, Bulldog Turner and Camilo Perez 'bulldog.


Bulldog is a musical group.


  1. Bulldog is a fictional character from 2013 film Planes.
  2. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2014 film Lust for Love.
  3. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2010 animated film DogLife.
  4. Bulldog a.k.a. Amram is a fictional character from the TV series The Arbitrator.
  5. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 1998 film Jaya Ganga.
  6. Bulldog is a fictional character from Disney's 1955 animated feature The Lady and the Tramp.
  7. Bulldog is a fictional character from the film Crossroads.
  8. Bulldog is a fictional character from the film Stash House.
  9. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2007 film Underdog.
  10. Bulldog is an fictional character from the 1990 film Night of the Living Dead.
  11. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2013 film Kangaroo Court.
  12. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 1996 film Executive Decision.
  13. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2013 short film Maul.
  14. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2009 film Bangkok Adrenaline.
  15. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2006 film Fade to Black.
  16. Bulldog is a fictional film character.
  17. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 1999 film The Mod Squad.
  18. Bulldog is a fictional character from the 2011 film Screwed.
  19. Bulldog is a fictional film character.
  20. Bulldog is a fictional film character.
  21. Bulldog a.k.a. Senichiro 'Sen-chan' Fukuda: Senichiro 'Sen-chan' Fukuda is a fictional character from the 1961 film Mothra.

There are other characters with in their name, like Bulldog Drummond.


"Bulldog" is a book by Lynn M. Stone.


"Bulldog" is a video game.

  • genre: Action game


  1. "Bulldog" is a musical album of The Sweetback Sisters.
    • released on
  2. "Bulldog" is a composition.


  1. Bulldog is a school mascot.
  2. Bulldog is a mascot.
  3. The Bulldog is small in stature, but wide and compact, with a thick, massive head. The skin on the skull and forehead should fall in dense folds. The ears should be small and thin, folded back in the form of a rose. The coat comes in red, fawn, brindle, pale yellow or washed-out red, or white. Height: about 12-16 inches Weight: 49-55 poundsdogbreedinfo.
  4. Bulldog a.k.a. Louisiana Tech University Tech XX is a mascot, school mascot.

Phrases with Bulldog

Phrases starting with the word Bulldog:

  1. bulldog ant
  2. Bulldog Bats
  3. bulldog clip
  4. Bulldog gravy
  5. bulldog wrench
  6. Bulldog Ellgoby
  7. Bulldog Goodeid

Phrases ending with the word Bulldog:

  1. french bulldog
  2. British Bulldog
  3. english bulldog
  4. American Bulldog
  5. White English Bulldog

Other phrases containing the word Bulldog:

  1. Lesser Bulldog Bat
  2. Greater Bulldog Bat

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bulldog

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Google previewThe Three Musketeers and Your Business Plan (2015)

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Understanding and Writing an Effective Business Plan by Delfryn R. Hughes

Minor premise: A bulldog is a dog, Conclusion: A bulldog is an animal. This is a very simple example, ...

Google previewFarmers' Bulletin (1926)

Many of these qualities were no doubt inherited from the Mastiff, of which the English Bulldog is a descendant, and some were acquired from the terrier blood which ...

Google previewMastering the Medical Long Case (2011)

by Rohan Jayasinghe

At the examination the candidate is usually given 1 hour to spend with the patient unobserved by the examiners or the 'bulldog' (the bulldog is a basic trainee registrar from the host hospital assigned to attend to the candidate on the day of the ...

Google previewEuropean Financial Systems in the Global Economy (2005)

by Beate Reszat

Foreign bonds sometimes have colourful names, for example: sterling-denominated bonds issued in the UK by foreign borrowers are called bulldog bonds – the bulldog is a national symbol ...

Google previewWrestling Moves and Smashes Pocket Encyclopedia

by Shawn Armstrong

Variations: Bulldog Used by: AKA: Description: Variations: Bulldog Lariat Used by : AKA: Description: Variations: Bulldog, 3⁄4 Face Lock Used by: AKA: Description: Variations: Running Fireman's Carry Brainbuster (Masato Tanaka) Super ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction (2016)

by Alan Burton

In an obvious contrast to the intelligence and ratiocination of Sherlock Holmes, Bulldog Drummond displays an overt anti-intellectualism, with Drummond simple, direct, and straight punching, sometimes to the point of self-conscious parody.

Google previewThe Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four (2016)

by Kenneth Womack

“Hey Bulldog” is a song on the Beatles' Yellow Submarine album. AUTHORSHIP AND BACKGROUND Written by Lennon with assistance from McCartney, “Hey Bulldog” was the last song that the Beatles recorded before traveling to India in ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Bulldog. A breed of mediumsized, smooth haired, short nosed (brachycephalic) dog which has breathing difficulties. A show of the breed that took place in very hot weather resulted in the deaths of several dogs because the abnormally large ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

Old English mastiff Siberian husky Australian shepherd doberman pinscher Old English sheepspaniel, English, basenji elkhound dog springer, cocker basset hound English bulldog otter hound spitz beagle foxhound Pekingese staghound ...

Google previewThe encyclopaedia of the kennel (1913)

a complete manual of the dog, its varieties, physiology, breeding, training, exhibition and management, with articles on the designing of kennels by Vero Kemball Shaw

BULLDOG formed limbs as to be almost incapable of jumping on or off a bench. In fact, so far as any approach to utility is concerned, comparisons are all in favour of the bygone type, the latter-day development of which has produced little else ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

bulldog a bulldog has traditionally been taken as the symbol of what are regarded as British characteristics of pluck and stubbornness, and may generally denote a person noted for courageous or stubborn tenacity.

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Quotes about Bulldog

Fowl cock en got nuh right in bulldog fight.
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Scrabble value of B3U1L1L1D2O1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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