Definition of lapdog
1 : a small dog that may be held in the lap
2 : a servile dependent or follower
Examples of lapdog in a sentence
His coworkers regarded him as the boss's lap dog.
First Known Use of lapdog
LAPDOG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lapdog for English Language Learners
: a dog that is small enough to be held in a person's lap
: a weak person who is controlled by someone else
LAPDOG Defined for Kids
Definition of lapdog for Students
: a dog small enough to be held in a person's lap
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