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



    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