Noun & Adjective. A term used to describe a middle-aged woman (mid 30s - 50s) usually on the large side, who has long, bushy, bleached blond hair.
Can be frequently spotted looking flustered or harassed in supermarkets or on public transport. May sometimes have sullen teenagers in tow.
Should be approached with extreme caution and should never be provoked as when roused or angry it's bite is much worse than it's bark. If treated with kindness and respect the Dougal will reveal it's warm, friendly side. Loves a treat.
Joe: Look out Adam, there's a fierce looking Dougal coming this way.
Adam: Yeah, that one looks pretty angry.
Adam: Check out all the Dougals on that bus.
Joe: Yep, there seems to loads more of them around these days.