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bull terrier Syllabification: bull ter·ri·er
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝ol ˈˌterēər/

Definition of bull terrier in English:


A short-haired dog of a breed that is a cross between a bulldog and a terrier.
Example sentences
  • The omnipopular Spuds MacKenzie was a bull terrier, a breed developed in England during the middle of the 19th century about the time the first recorded dog shows were held there.
  • Only three breeds fell below 0.500 H B; bull terrier, miniature bull terrier, and boxer.
  • A terrified pensioner watched in horror as an out-of-control bull terrier ripped her pet dog to pieces.
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