A person acting sensitive, mad, or butt hurt as if something said applied to them (hit home)
Someone who responds defensively to a general statement, meaning they clearly took it personal
Throw it out there, and a hit dog will holler.
Girls that call the Leykis show tend to be hit dogs because they're always poppin' that "not all women are like that!" sh*t when Tom never said "ALL women."
Old defensive a*s hit dog, I wasn't even talkin' about you in particular, wipe ya mouth!
The right wingers were being hit dogs for Sarah Palin when Obama said "lipstick on a pig."