What does dawg mean?


Dawg is a slang term that means "friend." The term is not used much nowadays but was more common in the 2000s.

Although dawg commonly means friend, it can have slightly different meanings in different contexts. On the street, it may just be used as a way to address a stranger. Between two friends, it is often used as a term of endearment. It was also American Idol judge Randy Jackson's favorite word.


Hey dawg, can you pass the chicken, I'm starving

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Updated March 19, 2019

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