Hangdog in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Hangdog

shamefaced; ashamed

Examples of Hangdog in a sentence

With a hangdog face, the boy hung his head low and admitted that he had stolen the money from his father’s wallet. 🔊

Her daughter’s hangdog expression let the mother know that something bad had happened at school that day. 🔊

Ashamed of what she had done, the woman’s hangdog face showed through her police mugshot. 🔊

The teen tried to make his face look hangdog and sheepish to get himself out of trouble, but his mother was not buying his insincere apology. 🔊

Each of the embarrassed team members looked hangdog when they were forced to confess their hazing crimes to their coach. 🔊

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