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doggish

[daw-gish, dog-ish] /ˈdɔ gɪʃ, ˈdɒg ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
like a dog; canine:
doggish affection.
2.
surly; mean:
a doggish temper.
3.
stylish and showy.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see dog, -ish1
Related forms
doggishly, adverb
doggishness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for doggishly

doggish

/ˈdɒɡɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or like a dog
2.
surly; snappish
Derived Forms
doggishly, adverb
doggishness, noun
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