vizs·​la | \ ˈvēz-lə How to pronounce vizsla (audio) , ˈvēs- How to pronounce vizsla (audio) , ˈvizh- \

Definition of vizsla

: any of a breed of hunting dogs of Hungarian origin that resemble the Weimaraner but have a rich deep red coat and brown eyes

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Examples of vizsla in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bruno the boxer will hustle you in pool at the local dive bar; Pan the tarot-reading vizsla wants to know your sun and rising signs. CNN, 6 Dec. 2021 Brzezinski is five-foot-six and the unusually even color of a vizsla puppy, her blinding hair a cross between Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy’s and Polly Pocket’s. Olivia Nuzzi, Daily Intelligencer, 23 July 2017 In an Instagram account dedicated to his dog, Nelson, a wire-haired vizsla, Mr. Pinczowski posted occasional photos of his sister and parents. Katie Rogers, New York Times, 25 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of vizsla

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Vizsla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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