doghouse

noun dog·house \ ˈdȯg-ˌhau̇s \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of doghouse

1 : a shelter for a dog
2 : a state of disfavor often used in the phrase in the doghouse

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First Known Use of doghouse

1594



DOGHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

doghouse

noun

Definition of doghouse for English Language Learners

  • : an outdoor shelter with a roof for a dog


DOGHOUSE Defined for Kids

doghouse

noun dog·house \ ˈdȯg-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of doghouse for Students

: a shelter for a dog
in the doghouse
: in trouble over some wrongdoing


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