doggy

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doggy

a small dog
Not to be confused with:
dogie or dogy – a stray or motherless calf
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dog·gy

 (dô′gē, dŏg′ē)
adj. dog·gi·er, dog·gi·est
Of, relating to, or suggestive of a dog; doggish.
n. pl. dog·gies
Variant of doggie.
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doggy

(ˈdɒɡɪ) or

doggie

n, pl -gies
(Animals) a children's word for a dog
adj
1. of, like, or relating to a dog
2. fond of dogs
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dog•gy1

or dog•gie

(ˈdɔ gi, ˈdɒg i)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a small dog or a puppy.
2. a pet term for any dog.
[1815–25]

dog•gy2

or dog•gie

(ˈdɔ gi, ˈdɒg i)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. of or pertaining to a dog.
2. pretentious; ostentatious.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doggy - informal terms for dogsdoggy - informal terms for dogs    
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
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Translations
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doggy

[ˈdɒgɪ]
A. N (baby talk) → perrito m
to have sex doggy fashionhacer el amor al estilo perrito
B. CPD doggy bag Nbolsita f con los restos de la comida (en restaurante)
doggy paddle Nbraza f de perro
see also doggy-paddle
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doggy

doggie [ˈdɒgɪ] n (fam) → cane m, cagnolino
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References in classic literature ?
Low why they did this, answered, "Doggies catch otters, old women no." This boy described the manner in which they are killed by being held over smoke and thus choked; he imitated their screams as a joke, and described the parts of their bodies which are considered best to eat.
Good doggie, go away and get run over by a street car and be happy."
But the doggie ate up the pancake and barked, saying:
As she gave a dainty scrap or two to the doggie, she talked intimately to him about Etienne and Raoul.
Yes, poor doggie, you are very stupid, very stupid indeed, compared with us clever men, who understand all about politics and philosophy, and who know everything, in short, except what we are and where we came from and whither we are going, and what everything outside this tiny world and most things in it are.
Fetch it, good Doggie!" he hurled it over a clump of bushes.