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Definition of fuck the dog

fuck the dog

verb

  • to do nothing of value.
    Person A: What are you up to?

    Person B: Just fucking the dog.
    Person A: What are you going to do tonight?

    Person B: Oh, I'll probably just fuck the dog.
    If it's a choice between going out and maybe screwing the pooch or staying home and fucking the dog, I'll take fucking the dog every time.

    Last edited on Apr 17 2013. Submitted by Dave C. from Ottawa, ON, Canada on Jun 18 1999.

  • to waste time while at one's job. May involve feigning productive work.
    I totally fucked the dog at work today.
    Fridays are fuck the dog day.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2011. Submitted by Dave C. from Ottawa, ON, Canada on Jun 18 1999.

notes

  • Predominantly Canadian expression. Variants include "screw the pooch", "ducked the fog". Used by French Canadians as "fourrer le chien."

    Also "dog fucker": a person who never does anything of redeeming value.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2011. Submitted by Dave C. from Ottawa, ON, Canada on Jun 18 1999.

  • also "fucking the dog and selling puppies"

    Last edited on Jan 04 2011. Submitted by Kim G. from Kitchener, ON, Canada on Sep 06 2006.

  • also "screwing the pooch and selling the puppies"

    Last edited on Jan 04 2011. Submitted by Colin T. on Jan 15 2009.

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