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lapdog

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noun lap·dog \-ˌdȯg\

Simple Definition of lapdog

  • : a dog that is small enough to be held in a person's lap

  • : a weak person who is controlled by someone else

Full Definition of lapdog

  1. 1 :  a small dog that may be held in the lap

  2. 2 :  a servile dependent or follower

Examples of lapdog

  1. His coworkers regarded him as the boss's lap dog.



1645

First Known Use of lapdog

1645


LAPDOG Defined for Kids

lapdog

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noun lap·dog \ˈlap-ˌdȯg\

Definition of lapdog

  1. :  a dog small enough to be held in a person's lap




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