[ snif-er dawg, dog ]
/ ˈsnɪf ər ˌdɔg, ˌdɒg /
a dog trained to find illegal drugs or explosives by smell.
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Sometimes sniff dog [snif dawg, dog] /ˈsnɪf ˌdɔg, ˌdɒg/.
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British Dictionary definitions for sniffer dog
a police dog trained to detect drugs or explosives by smell
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