Yorkie-poo

noun

York·​ie-poo ˈyȯr-kē-ˌpü How to pronounce Yorkie-poo (audio)
variants or Yorkie Poo or Yorkipoo
plural Yorkie-poos or Yorkie Poos or Yorkipoos
: a dog that is a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a poodle and especially a miniature or toy poodle
Princess, a Yorkie-poo, liked all the toys but did have a favorite.Melissa Scallan
… Chloe, a Yorkie Poo, took turns cuddling between her owner and me.Lugene Pezzuto
"I have no words to tell you how much I love the animals," [Barbara] Mandrell said as she jumped out of her chair and went to get her cell phone so she could show off photos of her two Yorkipoos.Cindy Watts

Word History

Etymology

yorkie + -poo, combining -poo and initial syllable of poodle

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Yorkie-poo was in 1965

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Cite this Entry

“Yorkie-poo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yorkie-poo. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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