2. More modernly it is a term for being a "monster" or being ridiculously good at something
3. Another word hailing from Ebonics.
Bro, Shaquille's a dawg!
2. Sometimes used to describe a friend and other times used to describe someone who Elijah Dukes is threatening to murder (usually a female).
3. Always the incorrect spelling of Dog even if it is a black person who says it, it is unacceptable for the media to write down the quote as "Dawg" rather then the correct spelling.
"Hey, dawg. It's on, dawg. You dead, dawg. I ain't even bulls-------. Your kids too, dawg. It don't even matter to me who is in the car with you. N-----, all I know is, n-----, when I see your m-----f------- a-- riding, dawg, it's on. As a matter of fact, I'm coming to your m-----f------ house."