doglike doglike  /ˈdɔɡ ˌlaɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resembling a dog; especially in devotion

Usage(s):

  1. But amid this Noah's ark of creatures, none is so influential as a dark-eyed bird with a doglike bark and a yen for mice -- the northern spotted owl.
  2. His theme, that dogs have doglike intelligences and not human or superhuman ones, appears at last as the reducing agent for a perplexing homicide.
  3. Not all biologists were convinced, since the animal appeared to have some doglike features.

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