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doglike

[dawg-lahyk, dog-] /ˈdɔgˌlaɪk, ˈdɒg-/
adjective
1.
similar to a dog; having the appearance, traits, etc., of a dog.
2.
uncritical; unshakeable, as the attachment of a dog for its owner:
doglike devotion.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; dog + -like
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  • My neighbor's calling the dog, making her unconvincing doglike sounds.
  • And yet, by creating the conditions that favored doglike traits, our ancestors unconsciously steered their evolution.
  • One part of the answer may lie in the coyote's evolutionary position among wild canids, or doglike predators.

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