cock·​a·​poo | \ ˈkä-kə-ˌpü How to pronounce cockapoo (audio) \

Definition of cockapoo

: a dog that is a cross between a cocker spaniel and a poodle

Examples of cockapoo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As most of her hardcore or even mediumcore fans know, Lewis got a cockapoo back in February, naming her Bobby Rhubarb, after Bob Dylan. Angie Martoccio, Rolling Stone, 4 Nov. 2021 Pilcher leaves behind his family, friends and beloved cockapoo Yuri. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 4 Oct. 2021 Their two dogs, a Goldendoodle and a cockapoo, make frequent appearances. Michelle Matthews |, al, 10 Sep. 2021 Araiza, 60, lives in Oceanside with her 12-year-old cockapoo, Piston. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 June 2021 Sandy’s cockapoo, Ryan Gosling, never fails to bound, barking, to the front yard when the UPS guy arrives. Rory Satran, The New Yorker, 29 Apr. 2021 The decision by Harry and Meghan to distance themselves from the royal family has polarized much of the country, and 55-year-old Jane Valder-Ryan, who was out walking her cockapoo dog, Woody, had clearly picked a side. NBC News, 17 Apr. 2021 Terri Martin believes that long-term rehab created a better quality of life for her elderly cockapoo, Biscuit, who passed away two years ago at age 22. Karen Angel, USA TODAY, 30 Nov. 2019 Osmond loves being with her dog, a black cockapoo named Rasquette, and the pup often makes appearances on her Instagram account, while Daleman, whose dad is her off-ice trainer, posts lots of skating and fitness photos. Maura Sullivan Hill, Cosmopolitan, 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cockapoo

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cockapoo

alteration of cocker (spaniel) + poodle

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“Cockapoo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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