Definition of fox terrier in English:

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fox terrier

Pronunciation: /ˌfäks ˈterēər/

noun

A terrier of a short-haired or wire-haired breed originally used for unearthing foxes.
Example sentences
  • He was judged against a flat-coated retriever, a giant schnauzer, an Old English sheepdog, a wire fox terrier, a saluki hound and Pekingese toy dog.
  • My parents' dog is a wire-haired fox terrier about eight years old.
  • This woman bought a dog in Mexico, and they told her it was a Chihuahua, but when she brought it home, she discovered that in reality it was a wire-haired fox terrier!

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Syllabification: fox ter·ri·er

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