doglike


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Adj.1.doglike - resembling a dog; especially in devotion; "a doglike affection"
loyal - steadfast in allegiance or duty; "loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him"
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doglike

[ˈdɒglaɪk] ADJde perro
References in classic literature ?
The youth, with his manner of doglike obe- dience, got carefully down like a crone stoop- ing.
The extreme caution of the two men was prompted by former experiences with the intelligent and doglike creatures with which they had to deal.
I watched him for a long time, wondering, why it was that such a doglike animal was not a better swimmer.
Full into the firelight, with a stealthy, sidelong movement, glided a doglike animal.
And it was in an uneasy doglike growl that he repeated the word:
The sun went down and the stars peeped out, the Tower turned from its own proper colours to grey and from grey to black, the room became perfectly dark and the end of the cigar a deep fiery red, but still Mr Quilp went on smoking and drinking in the same position, and staring listlessly out of window with the doglike smile always on his face, save when Mrs Quilp made some involuntary movement of restlessness or fatigue; and then it expanded into a grin of delight.
At the time I attributed her attitude to something akin to a doglike devotion to a new master who had been kind to her.
The first, the Tasmanian tiger, a striped, doglike marsupial now considered extinct, although rumors of sightings persist
The sight of a doglike robot manoeuvring itself through a human space could be seen as a worrying portent for a world where the machines can do everything we can, but better.
A good way to find this owl is to listen for one or two long hoos or a catlike whine or doglike bark.
Mrs May displays another doglike characteristic - she likes to go walkies, currently through the Italian Alps.
On the other hand, the cosmic world passage of time is defined by the arbitrary strikes of a watch which is always set by a watchman "wearing a doglike mask" (Nabokov 1959: 74).