doglike

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Etymology[edit]

dog +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

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

Quotations[edit]

  • 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.

Adverb[edit]

doglike (comparative more doglike, superlative most doglike)

  1. In a doglike way.
  2. (rare) As one would act toward a dog; as, to treat someone doglike.

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