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Definition of lapdog noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    lapdog

     noun
    (also lap dog) noun
    NAmE//ˈlæpdɔɡ//
     
     
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  1. 1a pet dog that is small enough to be carried
  2. 2(disapproving) a person who is under the control of another person or group
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lapdog