dog it v.2
1. to dress up, to show off.
|AS Apr. 151–2: Dog it: to show off to advantage.‘Some Negro Terms’ in|
|AS XL:2 95: dog it. To show off to advantage.‘Canine Terms Applied to Human Beings’ in|
2. (orig. N.Z.) to lord it over someone.
|DNZE].Recolls. Amateur Soldier 233: There were a good many non-combatant units at headquarters, and many of the non-commissioned officers used to [...] dog it over the men who were across on leave [|
|River Home 18: Harv often felt that the veteran mates were trying to ‘dog it over’ him.|