Pronunciation: (dog'hous", dog'-),[key] —n., —pl.-hous•esPronunciation: (-hou"ziz).[key] 1. a small shelter for a dog.
2. (on a yacht) a small cabin that presents a relatively high profile and gives the appearance of a box. Cf. trunk cabin. 3. Rocketry Slang.a bulge on the surface of a rocket or missile, for scientific instruments.
4. in the doghouse,Slang.in disfavor or disgrace.