English version

poodle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
poodlepoo‧dle /ˈpuːdl/ noun [countable]  1 poodle.jpg HBAa dog with thick curly hair2 be somebody’s poodle
Examples from the Corpus
poodleShe had also taken my advice and acquired a poodle puppy.The playwright pounces upon the gags like a poodle going after the petits fours.It had a faintly woolly look to it, like a poodle.I had my miniature poodle with me, of course.In any case, whatever the rule is, an exception should be made for my poodle as well.It has to be said poodles suffer from something of an image problem in some quarters.
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