Phrase used to conceal one's true destination, especially in response to an awkward question. Is commonly used in Britain when one is headed to the toilet. See also going to see a man about a dog
"Are you and your wife coming out tonight?" "Uhhhh, I need to see a man about a dog."

"How come you're leaving the table?" "I need to see a man about a dog."
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Going to see the "man" to buy something that is possibly illegal.
Going to pick up your supply, supply of whatever it is you require. or Going to see a man about a dog
Going to see the "man" to buy something that is possibly illegal.
Going to pick up your supply, supply of whatever it is you require.
by XXXX May 1, 2003
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When I was in high school, this was an expression used when someone was going off to have sex with someone else.
"Hey girl, where are you going? I though we were hanging out?" And she says, "Oh, I need to go see a man about a dog." And then winks at you. Lol.
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Phrase invented in the early 1900s that merely means that you have to use the restroom. Some also use it because they do not want to reveal the true nature of their business.
Where are you going?" "I'm going to see a man about a dog, I've been holding it all day!
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An euphemism used to avoid telling of your true destination, often in reply to an awkward question. In Great Britain, it is commonly used as a euphemism for going to the toilet.
"Are you and your wife coming out tonight?" "Uhhhh, I'm going to see a man about a dog."

"How come you're leaving the table?" "I'm going to see a man about a dog."
by Alexandra July 29, 2004
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