/ˈdɒgi/ (say 'dogee)

adjective (doggier, doggiest)
1. of or relating to a dog.
2. fond of dogs: a doggy person.
3. of or relating to short, coarse, straight wool of nondescript type, frequently found on old sheep.
noun (plural doggies)
4. doggie.
5. hey doggy!, Colloquial (a form of greeting.)
{dog + -g- + -y1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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