- like a dog; canine: doggish affection.
- surly; mean: a doggish temper.
- stylish and showy.
Origin of doggish
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Examples from the Web for doggish
Deuce awoke, looked about him, and yow-yow-yowed in doggish relief.The Forest
Stewart Edward White
He stood in front of it with almost a doggish snarl on his lips.The Rough Road</p>
William John Locke
Next he "asked" for it in doggish fashion, by loudly barking.Baron Bruno
He was torn by the conflicting emotions in his doggish soul.The Corner House Girls Under Canvas
Grace Brooks Hill
And how nicely can doggish lust beg for a piece of spirit, when a piece of flesh is denied it!Thus Spake Zarathustra
- of or like a dog
- surly; snappish
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