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
References in classic literature ?
"If tonight it should happen to rain," said the Farmer, "you can sleep in that little doghouse near-by, where you will find plenty of straw for a soft bed.
Poor Pinocchio huddled close to the doghouse more dead than alive from cold, hunger, and fright.
After this little sermon to himself, which came from the very depths of his heart, Pinocchio went into the doghouse and fell asleep.
If there's no room for me I'll sleep in the little doghouse in the orchard -- I've seen it.
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Kirk is in the doghouse Meanwhile, Abi apologises to Tyrone for their disastrous date, but some bad news sends Abi on a destructive path.
The staff makes the most of that space by filling it with X items, or "dog items," says partner Steve Ober, and hosting their annual Doghouse Sale.
Little readers will have fun spotting the antics of two little mice who share Pug Man's doghouse. Adults will be amused, and maybe a little self-conscious, to recognize themselves in his bleary morning mirror reflection.
Summary: Suspect set the doghouse on fire, stole the dogs and hid them at his dad's farm