doghouse


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dog·house

 (dôg′hous′, dŏg′-)
n.
A small shelter for a dog.
Idiom:
in the doghouse Slang
In great disfavor or trouble.

doghouse

(ˈdɒɡˌhaʊs)
n
1. US and Canadian a hutlike shelter for a dog. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): kennel
2. informal disfavour (in the phrase in the doghouse)

dog•house

(ˈdɔgˌhaʊs, ˈdɒg-)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a small shelter for a dog.
Idioms:
in the doghouse, in disfavor or disgrace.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doghouse - outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dogdoghouse - outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
outbuilding - a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building
shelter - protective covering that provides protection from the weather
2.doghouse - an idiomatic term for being in disfavor; "in the doghouse"
dislike, disfavor, disfavour, disapproval - an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
Translations
psí bouda
hundehus
kennelkoirankoppikoppakoppi
štenara
犬小屋
개집
kennel
บ้านสุนัข
chuồng chó

doghouse

[ˈdɒghaʊs] N (doghouses (pl)) [ˈdɒghaʊzɪz] (US) → caseta f del perro
to be in the doghouse [person] → estar castigado

doghouse

dog-house [ˈdɒghaʊs] (US) n (= kennel) → niche f, chenil m
to be in the doghouse → ne pas être en odeur de saintetédog kennel n (British)niche f, chenil m

doghouse

[ˈdɒgˌhaʊs] n he's in the doghouse (fam) → è caduto in disgrazia

doghouse

بَيْتٌ صَغِيرٌ لِلْكَلبِ psí bouda hundehus Hundehütte σκυλόσπιτο caseta del perro, perrera kennel niche štenara canile 犬小屋 개집 hondenhok kennel buda canil конура kennel บ้านสุนัข köpek kulübesi chuồng chó 狗窝
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After this little sermon to himself, which came from the very depths of his heart, Pinocchio went into the doghouse and fell asleep.
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