chi·​wee·​nie chi-ˈwē-nē How to pronounce chiweenie (audio)
variants or Chiweenie
plural chiweenies or Chiweenies
: a dog that is a cross between a Chihuahua and a dachshund
MeeQuay, a chihuahua/wiener dog mix (chiweenie), is treated like a queen by her adoptive parents …The Harrisburg (Illinois) Daily Register
Honey is a Chiweenie female, 1 year of age.The Bluffton-News Banner (Indiana)

Word History


chi(huahua) + weenie in sense "dachshund" (after wiener dog "dachshund")

First Known Use

2001, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chiweenie was in 2001

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Cite this Entry

“Chiweenie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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