Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "hounding" []

  • Present participle of hound. (verb)
  • Pursuit, especially when persistent or relentless. (noun)
  • The part of a mast below the hounds and above the deck. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hounding" in a sentence
  • "Father Browne's success in hounding Peggy Mountain out of Ferryland suggests a widening of the wedge."
  • ""I wouldn't use the word hounding," she said coyly."
  • "The courage and daring of our small, lightly armed cruisers in hounding a heavily gunned pocket battleship into the temporary refuge of a neutral port is beyond all praise."