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(verb) To engage in the relentless pursuit of an objective or goal, often involving the accomplishment of tasks through other, less expedient people. This includes obsessive follow-up, nagging, and harrassment of individuals holding up the accomplishment of the goal. Comes from a reference to pointer dog breeds that serve as loyal hunting dogs, leading the way to the fallen fowl.
"I had to bird-dog Larry all day to get him to sign that damn contract."

He said: "I'm so frustrated. I called two days ago, and still...no response from customer service."
She replied: "Oh yeah, you have to bird-dog those guys daily to get anything done. They're totally swamped."
by Surfdude May 22, 2008
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You can tell by the way she walks, she got that WAP.

You can look at her face and tell she ain't got that WAP.
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(noun) a guy who is primarily interested in romancing other people's girl friends. Immortalized in the 1950s by the Everley Brothers in a song of the same name.
"Hey, bird dog, lay offa my quail!
Hey, bird dog, go chase your own tail!"
by anarcissie May 29, 2008
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In football, the expression used to describe when a quarterback stares down receivers before throwing to them. The term is used because a hunting dog will become fixated on the target bird and never take his eyes off of him. This is extremely frowned upon since it tips off the defenders and could result in horrible hits on your receivers.
"Most rookie NFL quarterbacks have to work on not bird-dogging their receivers or they will get their pass-catchers killed."
by Trendon October 15, 2005
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To watch someone closely while making no attempt to hide that you are doing so.
"The CFO couldn't fire Will, so she bird dogged him until he quit".
by Southern Diction July 12, 2009
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used in the trucking industry - especially on the CB radio as truckers talk to each other.
A bird dog can be noun which means a radar detecter.
Or can be a verb which means a law enforcement officer is paying particular attention to a trucker
noun: "I've got my bird dog on."
verb: "That cop has been bird dogging me for the last five miles."
by Bob VerBurg January 31, 2004
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1. When a supervisor sneeks up behind you to check on you.
I was doing my job and I had a feeling like I was beeing watched, so I turned around and DAMN! Where did he come from? He is such a Bird Dog!
by Unknown_A6 January 05, 2006
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