poodle definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a breed of dogs initially created in Europe as shopping puppies, having thick wild hair of differing shade, and categorized by neck height into standard, miniature, and doll types.
    • any one of different breeds of puppy originating in Europe as searching puppies, and achieving hefty, curly fur in a good color; their particular shoulder level suggests their category as standard, miniature, or model.
    • A breed of dogs having curly hair, and often showing remarkable cleverness into the performance of tricks.
    • among a breed of frequently undersized elegant or toy dogs, with lengthy curly hair.
    • an intelligent puppy with huge curly solid-colored coat which usually cut; a classic breed occasionally trained as sporting puppies or as performing dogs

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