doghouse doghouse  /ˈdɔɡ ˌhaʊs/


  1. (n) outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
  2. (n) an idiomatic term for being in disfavor



  1. New York's Mayor William O'Dwyer, another doghouse tenant in pre-convention days, also had slipped back into the family.
  2. After five decades in the doghouse, Jerry Lewis collects his gold statue.
  3. But first Karzai will need to be mollified that he is no longer in the doghouse with Obama.


  1. Jonas Jerebko excited about fresh start under new Pistons coach

    With every new coach comes change and it’s likely none of the Detroit Pistons welcomes that more than Jonas Jerebko. The veteran forward spent much of last season in former coach Lawrence Frank’s doghouse, getting buried on the bench for long stretches as the Pistons missed the playoffs for the fourth straight season. Now, with Maurice Cheeks [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Inside Hoops

  2. War veteran to get a K-9 service dog

    Army veteran Jon Kinnamore, 43, of Lawton, Okla., right, socializes with service dog, Shelby, in the shade of a training area Tuesday at the Pettis County K-9 Academy, a business owned by Brad Jones, east of Sedalia, off state Route TT. In the background is army veteran Chuck Daffron, owner of Daffron Doghouse, a non-profit organization in Warsaw which pairs service dogs with disabled veterans ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

  3. Kill ‘cautiously optimistic’ for receiver’s return to Gophers

    Suspended for Minnesota’s bowl game, Andre McDonald then missed spring practice and left school for what was only described as “personal reasons.” With the start of summer camp less than two months away, though, the wide receiver appears to be slowly emerging from his coach’s doghouse. Speaking to the St. Paul Pioneer Press Thursday, Jerry…
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk

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  1. "I told him he was in the doghouse," said Cher Taffaro, though she says it was all in fun.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Cher Source: FOXNews

  2. "Don't look forward to Brandon Ware doing anything this year. He's way overweight. He's cutting classes," Paterno said. "Brandon Ware right now is in my doghouse and I have no plans to use Brandon Ware."
    on Oct 13, 2009 By: Joe Paterno Source: ESPN

  3. "It'sa new day," Pelphrey said. "I typically don't have a doghouse. If you screw up, you'll be punished, but the sun comes up and tomorrow is a new day. If you're attitude is 'I was good yesterday,' you can't do that at Arkansas."
    on Aug 20, 2007 By: John Pelphrey Source:

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