Definition of English setter in English:

English setter

Syllabification: Eng·lish set·ter


  • A setter of a breed of dog with a long white or partly white coat.
    More example sentences
    • I remember being startled that there were so many English setters in Norway; it's not a dog you'd see very often elsewhere.
    • Professional dog trainers set up kennels in Union Springs that cared for purebred English setters and pointers valued at hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars.
    • I knew of a dog-rescue group in our town that rescues English setters.

More definitions of English setter

Definition of English setter in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody