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

Examples of corgi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maria Sofia arrives in a pink trench coat with her emotional support corgi, Pachuca. Sarah Nechamkin, Vulture, 5 Feb. 2024 On April 21, what would have been the late Queen’s 98th birthday, a seven-foot bronze statue depicting the monarch as a young woman with a corgi at her feet was unveiled outside the local library in Oakham in Rutland, England's smallest county. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 22 Apr. 2024 In honor of the milestone edition of the magazine, PEOPLE enlisted 11 celebrities (and one adorable corgi) in fields ranging from music, movies, TV, sports and more to appear on the cover. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2024 Incidentally, the corgi's totally named after Napoleon Solo, the Robert Vaughn character who appeared opposite McCallum’s Illya Kuryakin in The Man From U.N.C.L.E., right? Sara Netzley,, 20 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for corgi 

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Word History


Welsh, from cor dwarf + ci dog

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corgi was in 1926

Dictionary Entries Near corgi

Cite this Entry

“Corgi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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