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doggy

noun dog·gy \ ˈdȯ-gē \
variants: or doggie
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of doggy

plural doggies
: a usually small dog

Examples of doggy in a Sentence

  1. what a good little doggy!

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First Known Use of doggy

1692

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doggy

adjective dog·gy \ ˈdȯ-gē \

Definition of doggy

doggier; doggiest
1 : concerned with or fond of dogs
2 : resembling or suggestive of a dog
  • doggy odor
3 : stylish, showy
4 : not worthy or profitable : inferior
  • doggy stocks

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First Known Use of doggy

1859

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DOGGY Defined for English Language Learners

doggy

Definition of doggy for English Language Learners

  • : a dog


DOGGY Defined for Kids

doggy

noun dog·gy
variants: or doggie \ˈdȯ-gē\

Definition of doggy for Students

plural doggies
: a usually small or young dog


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