Definitions

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.

Etymologies

dog +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

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