cor·​gi | \ ˈkȯr-gē How to pronounce corgi (audio) \
plural corgis

Definition of corgi

Examples of corgi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Heatons’ family dog, a corgi named Clarissa, keeps an eye on pedestrians from the shop’s front glass door. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 17 Dec. 2021 The welcome rain didn’t stop Oakland resident and artist Zhenne Wood from walking her neighbor’s dog, a short-legged corgi. Janie Har And Christopher Weber, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Dec. 2021 The corgi, Chaofen, was seen being clubbed by government workers in protective gear after its owner had contact with a COVID-19 patient and was sent into isolation. Michelle Fay Cortez, Fortune, 16 Nov. 2021 Watching the furor over the corgi-killing incident, Chen Yuelin, 37, a volunteer for an organization focusing on stray cats and dogs in Quanzhou city in southeastern Fujian province, felt helpless. Washington Post, 15 Dec. 2021 Instead, the cowboys walk away with a consolation prize: an adorable corgi named Ein, who Jet gives to his daughter instead of that elusive Walking Sally doll. Scott Meslow, Vulture, 19 Nov. 2021 According to Pineda, one corgi was better at taking direction, while the other was more amenable to being held. Nick Romano,, 11 Nov. 2021 On Friday, the corgi’s owner shared security footage showing her dog cowering behind a table as two people wearing hazmat suits walk toward it, with one brandishing an iron rod. Natasha Khan, WSJ, 15 Nov. 2021 The corgi's killing is not the first report of pets being euthanized as part of China’s anti-pandemic efforts. NBC News, 4 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of corgi

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corgi

Welsh, from cor dwarf + ci dog

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1 Jan 2022

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“Corgi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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