Definition of Doghouse

1. Noun. Outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog.

Exact synonyms: Dog House, Kennel
Generic synonyms: Outbuilding, Shelter
Derivative terms: Kennel



2. Noun. An idiomatic term for being in disfavor. "In the doghouse"
Generic synonyms: Disapproval, Disfavor, Disfavour, Dislike

Definition of Doghouse

1. Noun. Any small house or structure or enclosure used to house a dog. ¹

2. Noun. A structure of small size, similar to that of a dog-house, but offering useful shelter for a human. ¹

3. Noun. Mechanically, an equipment cover with an opening, with a shape resembling a doghouse. ¹

4. Noun. (nautical) A difficult or demoralizing situation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doghouse

1. a shelter for a dog [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doghouse

doggy
doggy-paddle
doggy bag
doggy bags
doggy do
doggy paddle
doggy woggies
doggy woggy
doghanged
doghead
dogheads
doghole
dogholes
doghood
doghouse (current term)
doghouses
dogi
dogie
dogies
dogkind
dogleg
doglegged
doglegging
doglegs
dogless
doglessly
doglessness
doglike
dogling

Literary usage of Doghouse

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1. 3-D Deterministic Radiation Transport Computer Programs: Features by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"In the second primary TORT case, a concrete "metric doghouse" is placed on the surface. These cases produce two sets of output files: • 41 & 42 - doghouse ..."

2. Beginning Writers: How to Make Books with Children Series by Jo Ellen Moore (1999)
"... doghouse Prewriting Activities Read City Dog by Karla Kuskin; Clarion Books, 1998. Any Kind of Dog by Lynn W. Reiser; Mulberry Books, 1994. ..."

3. Steam Yachts and Launches, Their Machinery and Manegement: A Review of the by C. P. Kunhardt (1887)
"BORDENTOWN "doghouse" BOILER. 38 in. face ; 38 in. high ; 48 in. long : 50 tubes 2 in. diam. and 41 in. long ; dome 20X20 in.; working pressure 125 Ibs.; ..."

4. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1900)
"328 JONES, J. In this case the state appeals from an order quashing an indictment, containing two counts—one charging burglary of a doghouse within two ..."

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