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 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, "THE BEST OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX," 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, "Coyote attacks are extremely rare. But in Chicago, a man and child were bitten in one day," 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, "How “Gogglebox” Became a Chronicle of Brexit Fatigue," 20 Nov. 2019 Favorite travel partners include her husband, two college-age daughters and, occasionally, her toy poodle, Pepper. Plain Dealer Staff, cleveland, "Meet The Plain Dealer’s Business team, Health Care team," 4 Nov. 2019 So in early July, Bobo left her beloved toy poodle with a friend and booked a ticket home to Hong Kong. Joshua Berlinger And Eric Cheung, CNN, "'Burn with us': How a summer of protest pushed young Hong Kongers to the edge," 26 Sep. 2019 Suga shared a photo of him hanging with his pet toy poodle, Holly. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Everything BTS Has Been Up to During Their 'Rest' Period (So Far)," 21 Aug. 2019 The shop dog, Paris, a silver toy poodle, prances around like a wind-up Steiff toy. Catherine Blinder, courant.com, "Neighborhood barbershops: A place to belong, to talk truths, to become men," 10 July 2019 The lion's share of Volf's film shows her at her most glamorous: heavily jeweled, never less than perfectly attired, frequently clutching a tiny toy poodle, the very picture of a diva. Alessandra Codinha, Vogue, "In Maria by Callas, Celebrating an Opera Icon In Her Own Words," 2 Oct. 2018

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1935, 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 27 Nov. 2020.

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