Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a dogged manner; with the pertinacity of a dog; persistently; unyieldingly.
  • Badly; basely; shamefully.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a dogged manner; sullenly; with obstinate resolution.

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  • adverb In a way that is stubbornly persistent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with obstinate determination

Etymologies

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dogged +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The example of Woodward and Bernstein doggedly pursuing the Watergate story when no one else would is the exception rather than the rule.

    Balkinization

  • The example of Woodward and Bernstein doggedly pursuing the Watergate story when no one else would is the exception rather than the rule.

    Balkinization

  • "We will pursue any and all crime doggedly, that is a promise," he said.

    The Natchez Democrat

  • I shall be away for perhaps three months, and then, "doggedly," then I'm coming home to be married.

    New Faces

  • Rogoff said Hopfinger was "doggedly" pursuing an answer to Miller's employment question when he was shoved by a member of the security detail.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • She singled out Nova Scotia Opposition MLA Cecil Clarke, a fellow Tory, for "doggedly"

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Rogoff said Hopfinger was "doggedly" pursuing an answer to Miller's employment question when he was shoved by a member of the security detail.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • She singled out Nova Scotia Opposition MLA Cecil Clarke, a fellow Tory, for "doggedly"

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Rogoff said Hopfinger was "doggedly" pursuing an answer to Miller's employment question when he was shoved by a member of the security detail.

    FOXNews.com

  • Rogoff said Hopfinger was "doggedly" pursuing an answer to Miller's employment question when he was shoved by a member of the security detail.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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