from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or suggestive of a dog.
- adj. Surly; gruff.
- adj. Informal Showily stylish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. currish, resembling a mongrel dog, notably in his worst qualities
- adj. stylish in a showy way
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like a dog; having the bad qualities of a dog; churlish; growling; brutal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like a dog; churlish; growling; snappish.
The reason you see so many women become the victims of doggish men is because their fathers have not told them anything except that if you go out and do such and such, you're a slut and no daughter of mine.
It came to me that their behavior was like that of hungry dogs, and in the fitness of things I should not have been astonished had Zilla suddenly developed a tail and thumped it on the floor in right doggish fashion.
Reading it made me think that it might be helpful to create a list of the characters populating this shaggy doggish story to date.
Obie looked from Marshall to Joshua and dropped his jaw to let out a violent shot of laughter followed by a bellyful of rapid doggish tittering.
The statue does not look very doggish, gargoyle is more like it.
While I was away, they became more devoted to their doggish pursuits, taking more classes, and making good friends in doggy circles.
What I hoped to find were clear routines and games that could be modeled in a doggish toy such as Aibo.
Thanks to Finnegan, for being his own dog, and for being such an utterly doggish dog.
Other tracks like "" When a Woman's Fed Up '' dis men for their doggish ways as effectively as any Terry McMillan novel.
(Jay Leno and Larry King are merely fawning and puppy-doggish.)