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EtymologyEdit

dog +‎ -like

AdjectiveEdit

doglike (comparative more doglike, superlative most doglike)

  1. Similar to a dog; canine.
  2. Similar to that of a dog
    doglike nose
    doglike devotion
  3. (rare) Befitting a dog
    doglike treatment

QuotationsEdit

  • Homer, The Odyssey, translated by Edward McCrorie in 2004:
    Nothing is more hateful and doglike than hunger: it tells then forces a man to remember its own needs, however worn the man is, the longing he suffers, the way my heart still mourns.

AdverbEdit

doglike (comparative more doglike, superlative most doglike)

  1. In a doglike way.
  2. (rare) As one would act toward a dog
    She treated me doglike.

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