Dagwood


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Wikipedia.

Dagwood

comic strip character exasperated over Blondie’s sale purchases. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118–119]

Dagwood

relieves tensions by making and eating gargantuan sandwiches. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118]

Dagwood

comic strip character; chronically late at the office. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118]
References in periodicals archive ?
A few minutes later, Meera yells, "Llama on the loose!" Dagwood, having broken free, heads for a water hole.
ONE OF the most enduring images that this writer can recall from her childhood reading jaunts is that of comic strips where Dagwood Bumstead and his wife Blondie are shown pouring lovingly over pictures in a family album.
In its pages, you'll get a lot of history, from 1931 ads for exercise machines that require little effort, to Dagwood and Mr.
In Bramble's obsessive opinion, Tabitha is without question (in correspondence to Millett's male myth) "the overbearing woman" who is like "some terrible and primitive natural evil." Consequently, as Millet further argues, "man is innocent, he is put upon, everywhere he is in danger of being dethroned"; like Dagwood Bumstead in the comic strip Blondie, men are "held up both to scorn and to sympathy--scorn for being too human or too incompetent to rule, yet sympathetic because every other member of the privileged group knows in his heart how burdensome it is to maintain the illusory facade of superiority over those who are your natural equals." Bramble cannot help trying to solicit brotherly sympathy from Dr.
There was the Beetle Bailey Spinner and the Alley Oop and the Dagwood. I was heavy into comic strips back then.
As well, direct insults were framed by terms of emasculation: "Dagwood and Blondie ...
DERTOUZOS ET AL., THE LEGAL AND ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF WRONGFUL TERMINATION 24-26, 33-37 (1988) (discussing trial outcomes of California jury cases from the 1980s and post-trial adjustments to those jury verdicts); Cliff Palefsky, Wrongful Termination Litigation: "Dagwood" and Goliath, 62 MICH.
Dithers always had the upper hand over Dagwood Bumstead.
The narrator becomes caught up in a political kidnaping plot sponsored by a group that calls itself DAGWOOD (Dermatologists Against Global Warming and Oncologists Opposing Dams); indeed, he is forced to play an active role in events because his dermatologist threatens that, if he refuses to participate, he will not be given the results of his latest mole biopsy.
(66) Before they were escorted back to the border, two of the crewmen were treated to a tour of Japanese targets in Hanoi by French army intelligence officers and then taken to a Hanoi cinema where, sitting side-by-side with Japanese soldiers, they watched a Dagwood and Blondie movie!
Dithers barging into the Bumstead house and bathroom to see if the bathing Dagwood is home.