schnoo·​dle ˈshnü-dᵊl How to pronounce schnoodle (audio)
plural schnoodles
: a dog that is a cross between a schnauzer and a poodle
… interior designer Shawn Henderson, who, thanks to his 2-year-old schnoodle, Alfie, has become a de facto pro at designing around pets.Oprah Magazine

Examples of schnoodle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Krissshy, an adult miniature schnauzer or schnoodle, hasx burns over most of her body and was living in a tiny wire crate with no access to shade, water or food, said Greater Birmingham Humane Society Chief Executive Officer Allison Black Cornelius. Howard Koplowitz |, al, 25 Apr. 2023 This is no cockapoo or schnoodle. Elizabeth Preston, Discover Magazine, 21 Feb. 2014 In late February 2020 -- after checking out roughly 20 boats while driving along the Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida with their schnoodle, P-Moe -- the family found their new home. Terry Ward, CNN, 4 May 2021

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Word History


schn(auzer) + (p)oodle

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of schnoodle was in 1949

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“Schnoodle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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