The definition of a hound is a dog of a hunting dog breed, particularly ones with droopy ears, a strong sense of smell and a deep bark, or is someone who is very interested in a specific topic.(noun)
Hound is defined as to hunt, chase or urge on.(verb)
An example of hound is for a mother to constantly tell her son to do his homework.
See hound in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ME houn < ON hūnn, knob (< IE base *eu-, to swell, arch > L cavus, hollow), with unhistoric -d, infl. by hound
See hound in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English hund; see kwon- in Indo-European roots.
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