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noun as in hound

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Genes could explain some of the differences between, say, the behaviors of poodles and chihuahuas.

She looked me up and down, turned on her little poodle skirt, and walked away.

From Time

It was a little before noon, and I had just come back from a long, sun-soaked walk with my now 15-year-old poodle Maddy, when my phone rang.

From Time

It’s possible Ted brought the poodle back from Cancun with him, or that a family member was staying behind to take care of the dog.

If, on the other hand, you have a border collie or a poodle, their abilities may only be limited by your imagination and your dedication to playing with them.

Just yesterday I claimed a local deli, a small poodle and a Bed, Bath and Beyond.

And then there is Marissa; Annabelle says Marissa is like a poodle, “probably pink.”

But the waitresses are wearing red poodle skirts and polka-dotted shirts and look more Pleasantville than prohibition.

Our concierge and his wife walked among them, with their black poodle, keeping order; some couples were waltzing on the sidewalk.

Before they ran off, one of the men shot and wounded the family poodle, and then were seen fleeing with Ayvani in a gray Dodge.

As he spoke, King Loc, grave and tender, had something of the gentle beauty of a majestic poodle.

When he was set free, however, the poodle seemed restless and ill at ease, and after two or three days he disappeared entirely.

Mrs. Ranny asked with an enthusiasm hitherto reserved for her poodle.

Then he went away to his own country, and the poodle had to run after him.

The biggest poodle wore a ruby in his collar worth five hundred dollars.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poodle, such as: beagle, afghan, airedale, basset, canine, and dachshund.

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