Translation of bird dog in Spanish:

bird dog

perro de caza, n.



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    (in hunting)
    perro de caza masculine
    perra de caza feminine
    • A bird dog controls birds on the course that otherwise pose a hazard to planes at a nearby airport.
    • ‘I love running over Ripper the Bird Dog,’ I answered, referring to a sequence of events beginning with Aunt Pearl accidentally poisoning her husband's prize bird dog while trying to give the pesky poodle next door a ‘bitter pill.’
    • He is a great bird dog, and mouser, too, but not the most handsome dog ever.
    • Mrs. Peacock exploded, leaning forward in her seat, her upturned nose reminding me strongly of a bird dog watching his master go in for the kill so they could go and fetch.
    • Still, it pains me that birds hit my house and that they risk encounters with my husband's bird dog (soft-mouthed though he is) and my daughter's cat, a rescued stray.
    • I was too busy working and training bird dogs to try to earn a living for my family to be concerned with who was in the gallery and what they did for a living.
    • He never tired of watching well-trained bird dogs search for quail, coming to an abrupt halt and freezing like granite statues.
    • If they're not, the bird dogs act as slobbering alarm clocks.
    • The German longhaired pointer owes its looks and temperament to several of the long-haired continental bird dogs, as well as the Irish and Gordon setters.
    • Anyone who hunts with bird dogs would remark the similarity between his approach and a hunting dog's point.
    • Individuals who owned great bird dogs were widely respected, as were the handlers who trained them.
    • The essence of versatility and intelligence, weimaraners have been used as bird dogs and water retrievers and have also been used on wolves, wild cats, deer, mountain lion and bear.
    • When James found her she was just some ratty bird dog on the side of some country back road.
    • Among Bullock County residents, owning a fine bird dog could build a man's reputation almost as quickly as inheriting large sums of money or land.
    • They looked like bird dogs, their eyes all fixed on the exact same spot in the middle distance.
    • He is an active participant in shooting sports, hunting with bird dogs and retrievers, and he is an experienced fly fisherman.
    • We've had three Labs and four Weimaraners of our own, all good bird dogs, and all of them led good lives, closely paralleling Ginger's.
    • Ergal the pointer was only a year old and he moved with a stylish grace that heralds the beginning of a great bird dog.
    • And when it came to the specialized work of breeding and training the finest bird dogs in the country, only a Bullock County native would do.
    • It's about selective hunting seasons, pest control, cutting the grass the right height, bird dogs, falconry, outsmarting coyotes, and tons more.
  • 2informal

    guardián masculine
    guardiana feminine
    • Officials with the clubs in the Dominican Republic, meanwhile, say the bird-dog scouts, who typically get $200 to $400 per player they produce, often recycle players who have failed with one club and present them as untested and 16 to another club.
    • One NFL bird dog tells the Spies he spent $350 on ducats-n-parking to watch every single Redskins training-camp practice.
    • Whispers one bird dog who knows the lefty well: ‘He's a true Southerner, a NASCAR kinda guy, a big hunt-and-fish guy.’
    • When a player with talent comes along, it's open season for scouts, agents and the buscadores, or bird dogs, who act as go-betweens and collect finder's fees when they deliver a young player to a scout or an agent.
    • The bird-dog scouts -- the freelancing talent evaluators who scour the country's fields and streets for promising players in a kind of informal first stage of recruitment -- say many clubs agree to sign the players they bring them and then never come through.

transitive verb


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