Definition of lapdog noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    lapdog

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈlæpdɒɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæpdɔːɡ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈlæpdɑːɡ//
     
    Domesticated mammals
     
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  1. 1a pet dog that is small enough to be carried See related entries: Domesticated mammals
  2. 2(disapproving) a person who is under the control of another person or group
  3. synonym poodle
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lapdog