Definition of doghood in English:

doghood

noun

  • The condition or nature of a dog; dogs, especially domestic dogs, as a group; dogs collectively.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Whately (1583–1639), Church of England clergyman and puritan preacher. From dog + -hood, after manhood.

Pronunciation

doghood

/ˈdɒɡhʊd/