from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See American Staffordshire terrier.
- n. Slang One who behaves in a markedly aggressive or ruthless manner.
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- n. Shortened form of pit bull terrier.
- n. A person with a reputation for pugnacity.
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The pit bull kept nuzzling Danny’s fingers; Booth Conklin whacked him in the ass with his stick.
Mr. Fudge was bearing down on me like a pit bull at his last meal.
I smiled and reached out to squeeze her hand before I turned and run-walked like a pit bull was loose on my Marc Jacobs heels.
On the border of the park, a feral, stray pit bull and his foraging mate had stopped their snuffling for zoo tourist garbage along the edge of the concrete bridge barrier to contemplate her, a decided interloper in their territory.