pug·​gle ˈpə-gəl How to pronounce puggle (audio)
: a dog that is a cross between a pug and a beagle

Examples of puggle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within ten days, their eggs hatch to reveal a baby echidna, known as a puggle. Carolyn Hagler, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 June 2023 The puggle is real. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 20 Feb. 2023 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 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 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. Jennifer Peltz, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1989, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of puggle was in 1989

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“Puggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puggle. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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