Meaning of “doghouse” in the English Dictionary

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"doghouse" in English

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doghousenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɒɡ.haʊs/ us /ˈdɑːɡ.haʊs/ US UK kennel

Examples from literature

  • I couldn't even build a doghouse. 
  • If there's no room for me I'll sleep in the little doghouse in the orchard—I've seen it. 
  • Maybe it was his house, although it was bigger than any doghouse she had ever seen before. 
  • There's the doghouse over there. 
  • This doghouse was built at the very foot of the promontory, against the hill, and about forty yards to the right of the house. 

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

"doghouse" in American English

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doghousenoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɔɡˌhɑʊs/

a small shelter outside of a house for a dog to sleep in

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(Definition of “doghouse” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)