doghouse

Definitions of doghouse
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n outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog

Synonyms:
dog house, kennel
Type of:
outbuilding
a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building
shelter
protective covering that provides protection from the weather

n an idiomatic term for being in disfavor

“in the doghouse
Type of:
disapproval, disfavor, disfavour, dislike
an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

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