man's best friend


used to refer to a dog or to dogs as a group

Examples of man's best friend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This Regal Beagle horndog was truly man's best friend. Ew Staff Updated,, 6 Mar. 2024 But this theory does not translate to man's best friend, the research shows. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 30 Jan. 2024 Loyal is not alone in looking for ways to extend the life of man's best friend. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 29 Nov. 2023 If dogs are a man's best friend, then hummingbirds are a man's best backyard companion. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, 13 Sep. 2023 Between the unconditional love, adorable playfulness, and all-around cuddly cuteness, man's best friend is, well, totally paw-some! Kelly O'Sullivan, Country Living, 25 Aug. 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'man's best friend.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near man's best friend

Cite this Entry

“Man's best friend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!