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doggy

Syllabification: dog·gy
Pronunciation: /ˈdôɡē
 
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Definition of doggy in English:

adjective

1Of or like a dog: his doggy brown eyes
More example sentences
  • The previous owners obviously had a dog as it left it's indelible smell on the living room carpet (I'm talking about that wet doggy type smell you understand).
  • One in four respondents wanted to rid doggy smells from their car.
  • At the Spring Fair, there will be many attractions, (besides the dogs,) including stalls selling doggy objects, bric-a-brac, cakes, plus face painting, tombola and raffles.
1.1Fond of dogs: it was a doggy household
More example sentences
  • Gosh, I thought, unjustly as it turned out, I thought all these doggy people were more sporting than that.

noun

(also doggie) (plural doggies) Back to top  
A child’s word for a dog.
Example sentences
  • They don't bark or threaten anyone who comes close to the truck, unless that person is stupid enough to put their arm inside the truck ‘to pet the doggies.’
  • In the window of the store, I saw the doggie in the window.
  • But first, let's run that clip of the cute seven year old who called 911 when her doggie fell in the pool.

Derivatives

dogginess

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The actor is the essence of dogginess from the optimistic expectancy in his eyes to the bounce in his cavortings.
  • Proverbially wily, coyotes are also a little demonic, and their dogginess only adds to the sense of lurking menace.
  • It would be like trying to explain what a dog is by saying it is a creature that has dogginess.

Words that rhyme with doggy

boggy, cloggy, foggy, froggy, groggy, moggie, smoggy, soggy

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