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synonyms for lap dog

  • instrument
  • minion
  • puppet
  • small dog
  • teacher's pet
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How to use lap dog in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
See the ease and grace of the lady in the sacque, who sits on the bank there, under the myrtles, with the guitar on her lap!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
These words were uttered in a guarded whisper by a boy about seventeen years of age, to a great dog that stood by his side.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
At the word of command, the dog crouched down, his whole body quivering with excitement.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
I thought this young man was going to read us some of his poetry; it's too tiresome of him to stop to tell us about his bull-dog.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
You know the fable about the dog who dropped his meat in the water, trying to snap at its reflection?
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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WORDS RELATED TO LAP DOG

  • apple of one's eye
  • champion
  • choice
  • cream
  • cream of the crop
  • crème de la crème
  • darling
  • dearest
  • favorite
  • lap dog
  • pet
  • preference
  • prime
  • prize
  • the best
  • the top of the heap
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