pa·​per-train ˈpā-pər-ˌtrān How to pronounce paper-train (audio)
paper-trained; paper-training; paper-trains

transitive verb

: to train (an animal, such as a dog) to defecate and urinate on paper indoors

Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paper-train was in 1971

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Cite this Entry

“Paper-train.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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