pug·​gle | \ ˈpə-gəl How to pronounce puggle (audio) \

Definition of puggle

: a dog that is a cross between a pug and a beagle

Examples of puggle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Adeson got Bucky as a puppy in 2019 to be a companion to his 13-year-old puggle, Sandy, who was undergoing cancer treatments at the time. Shafiq Najib, PEOPLE.com, 2 Mar. 2022 Others come to the society for more traditional reasons, like Kevin, a 9-year-old puggle whose family had to move in February and couldn’t take him with them. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 29 Mar. 2021 And in all the years from 1902 to 2013, U.S. zoos, which kept a total of 119, bred only 19 puggles. Danielle Beurteaux, National Geographic, 26 Sep. 2019 Sharon loved her many pets including the horses, cats, dogs and especially her puggle Lulu. courant.com, 10 Dec. 2019 Kansas, a pit bull mix, and Lily, a puggle mix, were also up for adoption. BostonGlobe.com, 5 Oct. 2019 The dog in the painting looks a lot like our puggle, who is just as sneaky. Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker, 26 Aug. 2019 Winnie, our beloved family puggle, could always be found sleeping in one of several places around the house: on the back of a couch, in her bed, or in my parents’ bed. Lauren Palmer, Curbed, 15 June 2018 The club doesn’t chart such popular hybrids as Labradoodles and puggles, nor other mixed-breed dogs. Washington Post, 28 Mar. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of puggle

1989, in the meaning defined above

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“Puggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puggle. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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