HyperDic: terrier

English > 1 sense of the word terrier:
NOUNanimalterrierany of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally / originally trained to hunt animals living underground
terrier > pronunciation
Soundsteh'riyer
Rhymesanterior ... worrier: 48 rhymes with iyer...
English > terrier: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally / originally trained to hunt animals living underground.
NarrowerAiredale, Airedale terrierBreed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire
Australian terriersmall greyish wire-haired breed of terrier from Australia similar to the cairn
Bedlington terrierA light terrier groomed to resemble a lamb
Border terriersmall rough-coated terrier of British origin
Boston bull, Boston terriersmall pug-faced American terrier breed having a smooth brindle or black coat with white markings
Dandie Dinmont, Dandie Dinmont terrierA breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears
Irish terriermedium-sized breed with a wiry brown coat
Kerry blue terrierAn Irish breed of medium-sized terriers with a silky blue-grey coat
Lhasa, Lhasa apsoA breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
Norfolk terrierEnglish breed of small terrier with a straight wiry grizzled coat and dropped ears
Norwich terrierEnglish breed of small short-legged terrier with a straight wiry red or grey or black-and-tan coat and erect ears
Scotch terrier, Scottish terrier, Scottieold Scottish breed of small long-haired usually black terrier with erect tail and ears
Skye terrierScottish breed of terrier with shaggy hair and long low body with short legs
Tibetan terrier, chrysanthemum dogBreed of medium-sized terriers bred in Tibet resembling Old English sheepdogs with fluffy curled tails
West Highland white terriersmall white long-coated terrier developed in Scotland
Yorkshire terrierVery small breed having a long glossy coat of bluish-grey and tan
bullterrier, bull terrierA powerful short-haired terrier originated in England by crossing the bulldog with terriers
cairn, cairn terriersmall rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland
fox terriersmall lively black-and-white terriers formerly used to dig out foxes
rat terrier, ratterAny of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats
schnauzerold German breed of sturdy black or greyish wire-haired terriers having a blunt muzzle ranging in size from fairly small to very large
silky terrier, Sydney silkyAustralian breed of toy dogs having a silky blue coat
soft-coated wheaten terrierIrish breed of medium-sized terrier with an abundant coat any shade of wheat and very hairy head and muzzle
wirehair, wirehaired terrier, wire-haired terrierA terrier with wiry hair
Broaderhunting dogA dog used in hunting game
Spanishterrier
Catalanterrier

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