Definition of dog hutch in US English:

dog hutch

noun

  • A hutch for a dog. Also (depreciative): a small or wretched dwelling.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Marshall (bap. 1745, d. 1818), agricultural writer and land agent. From dog + hutch.

Pronunciation

dog hutch

/ˈdɒɡ hʌtʃ/