King Charles spaniel


: cavalier king charles spaniel
not used technically

Examples of King Charles spaniel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cuteness, which is arguably why dogs like pugs, French bulldogs, cavalier King Charles spaniels, and English bulldogs are bred to have flat faces, is one problem. Joshua Rapp Learn, Discover Magazine, 15 Dec. 2023 Advertisement The message was accompanied by a photo of Henry — a fluffy brown mix between a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and a poodle — wearing a tiny blue bandanna. Samantha Chery, Washington Post, 8 June 2023 One, a King Charles spaniel called Rex, was noted for tugging hard on his leash and occasionally dragging the president from questioning reporters on White House grounds — undoubtedly a useful tactic when questions were raised about the Iran-Contra scandal of the day. Nick Thomas, Hartford Courant, 20 Feb. 2023 Then there’s Lucy, a King Charles spaniel who’s traveled with me everywhere. Taylor Dutch, SELF, 20 Oct. 2022 My beautiful King Charles spaniel named Yum-Yum. Joann Schaffer, cleveland, 13 Oct. 2022 Here’s a partial list: all terriers, German shepherds, huskies, golden retrievers, Labradors, King Charles spaniel, chows and Pomeranians. Washington Post, 7 Aug. 2021 But Rex, the couple’s King Charles spaniel, was front and center the most. Kellie Hwang,, 8 Nov. 2020 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'King Charles spaniel.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History


Charles II of England

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of King Charles spaniel was in 1800

Dictionary Entries Near King Charles spaniel

Cite this Entry

“King Charles spaniel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on King Charles spaniel

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!