lap dog


noun

a small pet dog that can easily be held in the lap.

Nearby words

  1. lap belt,
  2. lap child,
  3. lap dance,
  4. lap dancing,
  5. lap dissolve,
  6. lap joint,
  7. lap link,
  8. lap of honour,
  9. lap of luxury, in the,
  10. lap of the gods, in the

Origin of lap dog

First recorded in 1635–45

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