Etymology
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doghouse (n.)

also dog-house, "box in the shape of a house for use by dogs," 1610s, from dog (n.) + house (n.). Originally a kennel; application to the backyard type, for a single animal, is from late 19c. Figurative in the doghouse "in temporary disgrace" is by 1932.

updated on September 26, 2018

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Definitions of doghouse from WordNet

doghouse (n.)
outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog;
Synonyms: kennel / dog house
doghouse (n.)
an idiomatic term for being in disfavor;
in the doghouse
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