doggish

adjective
dog·​gish | \ ˈdȯ-gish How to pronounce doggish (audio) \

Definition of doggish

1 : canine
2 : stylish in a showy way

Other Words from doggish

doggishly adverb
doggishness noun

Examples of doggish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Domino seems sad and wise, Andrew sweet and puppy-doggish. Thomas Page, CNN, 29 Jan. 2022 And then, there were times when his snarl and growl came out, his doggish bite was evident. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 28 June 2021

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First Known Use of doggish

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Doggish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doggish. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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