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poo·dle

 (po͞od′l)
n.
A dog of a breed developed in Europe to retrieve game from the water, having a thick curly coat that is often clipped, and classified by size into standard, miniature, and toy varieties.

[German Pudel, short for Pudelhund : Low German pudeln, to splash about (from pudel, puddle) + German Hund, dog.]
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poodle

(ˈpuːdəl)
n
1. (Breeds) a breed of dog, with varieties of different sizes, having curly hair, which is often clipped from ribs to tail for showing: originally bred to hunt waterfowl
2. a person who is servile; lackey
[C19: from German Pudel, short for Pudelhund, from pudeln to splash + Hund dog; the dogs were formerly trained as water dogs; see puddle, hound1]
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poo•dle

(ˈpud l)

n.
one of a breed of dogs with long, thick, frizzy or curly hair usu. trimmed in standard patterns, occurring in three varieties (standard, miniature, and toy) that differ only in size: orig. used as a water retriever.
[1815–25; < German Pudel, short for Pudelhund=pudel(n) to splash (see puddle) + Hund hound]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poodle - an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clippedpoodle - an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
toy poodle - the breed of very small poodles
miniature poodle - a breed of small poodles
standard poodle - a breed or medium-sized poodles
large poodle - the largest breed of poodle
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Translations
كَلْبُ البُودِلكَلْب مُجَعَّد الشَّعْر
pudl
puddel
villakoira
pudlica
uszkár
púîli, púîluhundur
プードル
푸들
pudelis
pūdelis
pudel
pudel
สุนัขพันธุ์พุดเดิ้ล
fino köpeğikaniş
chó lông xù

poodle

[ˈpuːdl] Ncaniche mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

poodle

[ˈpuːdəl] ncaniche m
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poodle

nPudel m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

poodle

[ˈpuːdl] nbarboncino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

poodle

(ˈpuːdl) noun
a breed of dog whose curly hair is often clipped in a decorative way.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

poodle

كَلْبُ البُودِل pudl puddel Pudel κανίς caniche villakoira caniche pudlica barboncino プードル 푸들 poedel puddel pudel caniche, poodle пудель pudel สุนัขพันธุ์พุดเดิ้ล kaniş chó lông xù 狮子狗
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References in classic literature ?
To the left of Michael, in Number Seventeen, were five grotesquely clipped French poodles. Michael could not see them, save when he was being taken out or brought back, but he could smell them and hear them, and, in his loneliness, he even started a feud of snarling bickeringness with Pedro, the biggest of them who acted as clown in their turn.
(For good measure, Mom would make sure I went to driving school while the boys had cooking lessons.) She never approved of pets either, saying with such conviction that 'animals should either be worshipped or eaten' that my French poodle (an ill-advised gift from my father) ran away from home.
At times during President Emmanuel Macron's visit to America this week, he may have seemed like Donald Trump's French poodle. But by the end, it was clear that this dog has teeth -- and is tugging at the leash of the man who thinks he's the master.
"I just didn't think at the time that the French poodle look that you see in films was the standard model for shaving dogs out here.
However, she was not yet drawn as a sex symbol, but a French poodle entertaining a busy restaurant.
The list in this adventure is mind boggling--a singing French poodle, a crocodile escaping the sewers, a turtle, a cat (and kittens), seagulls (but they do stay outside), a black faced sheep called Roger and two racehorses.
When people cast their votes on the EU, they will need to consider: are they going to change the British bulldog for the French poodle? Do we want to be part of a federal EU and have the German Chancellor and US President being the masters of our PM, whoever it may be, for years to come?
Pixar director Peter Sohn will preview some of "The Good Dinosaur," while Blue Sky director Steve Martino will sneak "The Peanuts Movie." (It's probably no accident that Martino will unveil Snoopy's girlfriend at Annecy--she's a French poodle named Fifi.)
A reader sent in a picture of this tree on Ffordd Ffynnon, Prestatyn, which he believes looks like a French Poodle. It could also pass off as a convincing Tyrannosaurus Rex or humming bird, depending on your direction of travel.
"Charlie Girl: A Story of Love and Instinct" is a lovely, delicately illustrated true story about a beloved French poodle and her growing family in the bustling city of New York.
There are animal stickers of a French poodle, galloping horse, sleeping cat ad some very fetching farm animals on offer from Stickit Buddies.