labradoodle

noun, often capitalized
lab·​ra·​doo·​dle | \ ˈla-brə-ˌdü-dᵊl How to pronounce labradoodle (audio) \

Definition of labradoodle

: a dog that is a cross between a Labrador retriever and a poodle

Examples of labradoodle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Conron has been distancing himself from the labradoodle for years. Hannah Knowles, Anchorage Daily News, "Regretful creator of the labradoodle says he made a ‘Frankenstein’s monster’," 27 Sep. 2019 Conron has been distancing himself from the labradoodle for years. oregonlive, "The creator of the labradoodle says he made ‘Frankenstein’s monster’," 26 Sep. 2019 But that's not a labradoodle-specific problem, Quitoriano added. Hannah Knowles, Anchorage Daily News, "Regretful creator of the labradoodle says he made a ‘Frankenstein’s monster’," 27 Sep. 2019 But that's not a labradoodle-specific problem, Quitoriano added. oregonlive, "The creator of the labradoodle says he made ‘Frankenstein’s monster’," 26 Sep. 2019 Sasha followed them on walks and became fast friends with Usov’s new puppy, a labradoodle named Tara. oregonlive, "Portland man to reunite with cat lost for 5 years, found 1,300 miles away," 19 Nov. 2019 Nassour has heard it from neighbors as well, on daily walks with her family’s two labradoodles. BostonGlobe.com, "Nassour’s party affiliation might raise the most eyebrows. It’s been 40 years since Boston voters directly elected a member of the GOP to the City Council.," 19 Oct. 2019 Oh, and the creator of the labradoodle now regrets his work, but maybe that's not entirely as important as everything else. Wired, "While You Were Offline: The Internet Loves a Good Impeachment Inquiry," 29 Sep. 2019 Gillibrand adopted Maple, a labradoodle as sweet as her name, in 2017. Scottie Andrew, CNN, "For National Dog Day, meet the 2020 hopefuls running for America's First Pooch," 25 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of labradoodle

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for labradoodle

Labrador (retriever) + poodle

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Last Updated

15 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Labradoodle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/labradoodle. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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