What do you do with a bad dog? You make them sleep outside in the small, cold, doghouse.

Putting someone in the "doghouse" is to shame, humiliate, and cut them off from everything and everyone else. The same way a dog is cut off from everything when they're forced outside, and have nowhere left to sleep but their dog house.
Yes I lied! It was a sin, I've committed many sins! Have I displeased you, you feckless thug?! 3.8 million new jobs. That wasn't good? Bail out Mexico?! Increase foreign trade?! Thirty million acres of new land for conservation! Put Mendoza on the bench! Raised three children!!

That's not enough to buy me out of the doghouse?!
by SwampFox56 September 19, 2015
Where you are figuratively when you're on bad terms with your girlfriend or wife.
Freddy knew that if he wanted to get out of the doghouse with his bitch he'd better start wearing her thighs for earmuffs.
by Nick D April 1, 2004
A small box round the back, commonly used by workmen.

Also known as 'the tradesmens entrance'
Yea Sheila LOVE'S it in the doghouse, shes not so keen on muddy paws all over her fresly washed (front door) rug.
by James H Dalglish December 10, 2012
The condition of emasculation occurring when there is or are opportunities to achieve a level of manliness but the correct choice is rejected for a feminine activity. The offending bro is immediately placed in the doghouse when willingly participating in such activities as:

hanging out with girlfriend's friends

not drinking a ton

spending more than ten minutes to get ready for anything, including weddings

becoming a male BFF to a female

being a vegetarian

truly caring for other people

Tom: "I'm going to hang out with my girlfriend and her parents. We're going to the mall. I'm excited."

Bill: "Doghouse." (walks away, shaking head)
by DMX mugshot April 24, 2011
"Phil is in the doghouse for having such a cavalier attitude about dissertations."
by emcee2 March 10, 2008
slang term for a bass guitar or a stand up bass. usually in reference to being played in rock, blues or jazz.
hey sucka! Git up on that doghouse and let's take off! (pick up your bass guitar and let's improvise some music)
by david Horowitz November 29, 2006
a show with a bald guy who thinks hes black and another drunk guy who repeats what schwoogie says,also for somereason its hysterical to them when some1 says eat fresh..proably cause like to eat fresh man ass
the doghouse is the shithouse
by fffffffrunkis September 30, 2006