variants: or Goldendoodle
plural goldendoodles or Goldendoodles

Definition of goldendoodle

: a dog that is a cross between a golden retriever and a poodle goldendoodles can cost $1,500 or more because they have a reputation for shedding less.— Kelli Acciardo, Woman's Day, 8 May 2007 In her spare time, she likes to snuggle with her Goldendoodle, Lucy.— Jessica Harper and Blaine Novak, Healthy Pet, Fall 2012

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First Known Use of goldendoodle

2001, in the meaning defined above

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“Goldendoodle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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