One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for dog-tired
- ‘She plodded into the next room where I could hear her heavy even breath, and the occasional dog-weary sigh as she shifted position.’
- ‘The entire country is dog-weary with Deirdre fatigue.’
- ‘He and his crew of State Dept advisers - dog-weary of foot-dragging on both sides - didn't mince words in separate but equally tough meetings with the the two leaders.’
- ‘Unless a man loves and trusts his weapons, when he's dog-weary he's apt not to bother to clean them.’
- ‘We are in no posture to fight, it is certain, being drenching wet, dog-weary, and three-parts frozen.’
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