Meaning of “doggy” in the English Dictionary

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"doggy" in British English

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doggynoun [ C ]

also doggie uk /ˈdɒɡ.i/ us /ˈdɑː.ɡi/ child's word

Examples from literature

  • Look out and don't scare off the poor lame doggy. 
  • Only to think of you bringing home two doggies! 
  • Poor doggy! she said, hobbling around the end of the hedge of scrubby bushes. 
  • Run and find your little master, that's a good doggy! 
  • The doggies neither fear nor respect them. 

(Definition of “doggy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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