Definition of Dogface

1. Noun. (US military) A generic name for a foot soldier, especially during World War II. ¹



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Definition of Dogface

1. a soldier in the U.S. Army [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogface

dogeared
dogearing
dogears
dogeate
dogeates
dogedom
dogedoms
dogeless
dogend
dogends
doges
dogeship
dogeships
dogey
dogeys
dogface (current term)
dogfaces
dogfight
dogfighter
dogfighters
dogfighting
dogfights
dogfingt
dogfish
dogfishes
dogfood
dogfooded
dogfooding
dogfoods
dogfought

Literary usage of Dogface

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1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"The grimy dogface looked up, unaware of his visitor's rank. "Yeah. I'm reading about the 8th. Say, we're pretty good, ain't we? ..."

2. Mud & Guts: A Look at the Common Soldier of the American Revolutionby Bill Mauldin by Bill Mauldin (1978)
"After all, one war is supposed to be pretty much like another, regardless of whether the rifleman is called doughboy, dogface, or grunt. ..."

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