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A small shelter for a dog.
in the doghouse Slang
In great disfavor or trouble.
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)
n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a small shelter for a dog.Idioms:
in the doghouse, in disfavor or disgrace.
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|Noun||1.||doghouse - 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"|