in the doghouse

Definition of in the doghouse

informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

doghouseplay
  1. :  a shelter for a dog


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up in the doghouse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to link together in a series or chain

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!