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pit bull

noun

Simple Definition of pit bull

  • : a type of dog that is known for its strength and its ability to fight

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pit bull

  1. 1 :  a dog (as an American Staffordshire terrier) of any of several breeds or a real or apparent hybrid with one or more of these breeds that was developed and is now often trained for fighting and is noted for strength and stamina

  2. 2 :  an aggressive and tenacious person

Examples of pit bull in a sentence

  1. <a pit bull who won't let anyone stand in her way to the top of the corporate ladder>



1930

First Known Use of pit bull

1930


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