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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hang·dog /ˈhæŋˌdɔg/
 (a.)鬼鬼祟祟的,卑躬屈膝的,低賤的卑微的人

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hang·dog n. A base, degraded person; a sneak; a gallows bird.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hang·dog, a. Low; sneaking; ashamed.
    The poor colonel went out of the room with a hangdog look.   --Thackeray.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hangdog
      adj 1: showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and
             shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric
             Linklater [syn: guilty, shamefaced, shamed]
      2: frightened into submission or compliance [syn: browbeaten,
          bullied, cowed, intimidated]