toy poodle

noun

Definition of toy poodle

: a poodle developed from the standard poodle that is not more than 10 inches (25 centimeters) high at the withers and that is often considered to constitute a separate breed

Examples of toy poodle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One woman, who resides in Stinson Beach, wrote that her toy poodle has been to the emergency room four times as a result of eating cannabis while being walked around the neighborhood. Los Angeles Times, 30 Sep. 2021 The grand marshal for this year’s parade is Heidi, a toy poodle that won the Crowd Favorite Award at the Aurora Pooch Parade in 2019, according to a press release from the city of Aurora. Beacon-news Staff, chicagotribune.com, 17 Sep. 2021 Another blow came when her toy poodle, Penelope, got her own tumor and died. Lauren Hepler, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 June 2021 The toy poodle from Texas will be the oldest competitor at the American Kennel Club's 2021 National Agility Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma, next weekend. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 19 Mar. 2021 On Friday, the Grey's Anatomy star, 51, announced the death of her dog on Instagram, sharing a heartwarming video of herself dancing in the kitchen while cradling her toy poodle. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, 6 Feb. 2021 New friends: For his book The Year of the Dogs, Nat Geo photographer Vincent J. Musi spent a year in his studio photographing pooches, including Peetrie, a toy poodle. Massimo Vitali, National Geographic, 28 Apr. 2020 Earlier this week, a coyote snatched a toy poodle and ran down the street with it but dropped the purebred when owners threw shoes at it, according to CBS2. Grace Hauck, USA TODAY, 9 Jan. 2020 Stephen was wearing sweatpants and a black T-shirt and had settled on a leather sofa with Daniel and their three toy poodles. Anna Russell, The New Yorker, 20 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of toy poodle

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Toy poodle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toy%20poodle. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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