giant schnauzer


: any of a breed of powerful heavyset schnauzers that attain a height of 23¹/₂ to 27¹/₂ inches (60 to 70 centimeters)

Examples of giant schnauzer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aglow from their honeymoon, James and Alexa Beach looked forward to reuniting with their 3-year-old giant schnauzer, Duke. Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 10 Dec. 2023 An Australian shepherd named Ribbon, an English setter called Cider, a giant schnauzer named Monty and an American Staffordshire terrier called Trouble also are in the pack of contenders. CBS News, 9 May 2023 The Cane Corso, Belgian Malinois, giant schnauzer, and English cocker spaniel have also bounded up the list since 2012, the AKC said. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 15 Mar. 2023 The giant schnauzer, aka GCH CH Ingebar's Tynan Dances With Wildflowers was the nation's No. CBS News, 14 Feb. 2018 The giant schnauzer, who was the nation's No. 1 show dog last year, was chosen as the runner-up. CBS News, 14 Feb. 2018 Guided by expert handler Bill McFadden, Flynn beat out Ty the giant schnauzer, Biggie the pug, Bean the Sussex spaniel, Lucy the borzoi, Slick the border collie and Winston the Norfolk terrier. CBS News, 14 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of giant schnauzer was circa 1934

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“Giant schnauzer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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