[ toi-pood-l ]
/ ˈtɔɪ ˈpud l /
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a poodle of a variety that is no taller than 10 inches (25.5 centimeters) at the shoulder: Their toy poodle, Kelsey’s Guinevere, is no stranger to this circuit of dog shows.
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Compare standard poodle, miniature poodle.
Origin of toy poodle
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby toy poodle
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How to use toy poodle in a sentence
Inspired in part by Waters’ own art making and an Edward Kienholz exhibition he chanced upon, Adams began making art in 1996, after the loss of his toy poodle, Odie.Baltimore’s ‘Visionary’ curator prepares to step down|Ed Gunts|September 23, 2021|Washington Blade
They were bent upon the table, where sat, in an expectant attitude of adoring attention, a white toy-poodle.The Mistress of Shenstone|Florence L. Barclay