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  • noun A dominant dog; a dog that is an alpha male or alpha female. Often used figuratively.


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  • the leader of a group, or one of a few leaders of a group. usually not a large group and usually not specifically elected. an alpha dog will often rise to an assumed leadership role by way of a demonstrative personality or general "experience"

    October 13, 2009