in the doghouse

idiom

Definition of in the doghouse

informal
: in a bad situation because someone is angry at one : in trouble He's in the doghouse for forgetting his wife's birthday.

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“In the doghouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20doghouse. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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