brin·​dle | \ ˈbrin-dᵊl How to pronounce brindle (audio) \

Definition of brindle

1 : a brindled color
2 : a brindled animal

Examples of brindle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pomeranians can also be black, cream, blue, brown, black and white, brindle, merle, black and tan, and tricolor, to name just a few of the many colors and patterns that make up their palette. Kim Campbell Thornton Andrews Mcmeel, Star Tribune, 22 Jan. 2021 Police said someone reported finding the brindle pit bull about 8 a.m. Monday in the 2300 block of Harding Street, near Slater Street. Tom Steele, Dallas News, 7 July 2020 It was described as a brindle pit bull mix, around 6 to 9 months old. Fox News, 5 Feb. 2020 The 11-year-old brindle boxer trotted out of the winery, bottles tucked into each pocket of his harness-like vest. Washington Post, 7 Apr. 2020 This sweet 6-year-old brindle Boxer definitely has a lot more to smile about these days after receiving medical treatment for his wounds in the Arizona Humane Society’s Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™ for more than a month. Katherine Fritcke, azcentral, 6 Dec. 2019 Meet Lana, 3, a gorgeous, healthy 50 pound brindle adorabull adoptabull dog who has waited almost three months for her forever family to find her. Peggy Calhoun, idahostatesman, 8 July 2018 Monica Galetti | Mere, London Monica Galetti, best known as a judge on MasterChef: The Professionals, owns two dogs: Fynn, a three-year-old brindle Boxer; and Cole, a French Bulldog pup. Fortune, 23 June 2018 At that time, Valentine’s champion was a three-year-old red brindle named Carpo who was harnessed up to the jenny—what Curro had christened the Carousel of Death. Chicago Tribune,, 2 June 2018

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First Known Use of brindle

1696, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for brindle

brindle, adjective

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“Brindle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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