puggle

noun
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 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, "There’s no way these cute, spiny creatures are all sold legally," 26 Sep. 2019 Sharon loved her many pets including the horses, cats, dogs and especially her puggle Lulu. courant.com, "Sharon M. Kloczko," 10 Dec. 2019 Kansas, a pit bull mix, and Lily, a puggle mix, were also up for adoption. BostonGlobe.com, "Duke was one of the dogs up for adoption at the event.," 5 Oct. 2019 The dog in the painting looks a lot like our puggle, who is just as sneaky. Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker, "Kadir Nelson’s “Heat Wave”," 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, "When a dog is not just part of the family, but part of the house," 15 June 2018 The club doesn’t chart such popular hybrids as Labradoodles and puggles, nor other mixed-breed dogs. Washington Post, "Labs still lead but French bulldogs leap in popularity in US," 28 Mar. 2018

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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 4 Aug. 2020.

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