Pom·​er·​a·​nian ˌpä-mə-ˈrā-nē-ən How to pronounce Pomeranian (audio)
: any of a breed of long-haired compact toy dogs with a soft dense undercoat
: a native or inhabitant of Pomerania
Pomeranian adjective

Examples of Pomeranian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In one video, Beckinsale’s dog was seen jumping around excitedly on a bed as she was joined by another Pomeranian. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 17 Apr. 2024 One woman had traveled across the country in an RV with her Pomeranian to watch the event. Levi Mandel, Condé Nast Traveler, 12 Apr. 2024 In one video, Beckinsale’s pet dog was captured jumping around excitedly on a bed as she was joined by another Pomeranian. Staff Author, Peoplemag, 7 Apr. 2024 Since being in the hospital, Beckinsale has been visited by her beloved cat Willow and Pomeranian Myf, sharing photos of the visit on Instagram. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 31 Mar. 2024 Galante was home alone with her beloved Pomeranian, Smokie, and went outside with the 8-pound dog. Antonio Planas, NBC News, 6 Mar. 2024 On Wednesday, the actress, 50, shared a post of her being visited in her hospital bed by her beloved Pomeranian Myf. Becca Longmire, Peoplemag, 14 Mar. 2024 Lee Ann Galante, 55, let her Pomeranian named Smoky out at approximately 8:30 p.m. and immediately noticed three black bear cubs in her neighbor’s tree. Katie Hill, Outdoor Life, 7 Mar. 2024 The Pomeranian missed, but not before the coyote pooped in my yard and didn’t clean up after himself. David Montesino, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 14 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pomeranian was in 1652

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“Pomeranian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pomeranian. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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Pom·​er·​a·​nian ˌpäm-ə-ˈrā-nē-ən How to pronounce Pomeranian (audio)
: any of a breed of very small compact dogs having long hair

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