Definition of gun dog in English:

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gun dog

Pronunciation: /ˈɡən ˌdäɡ/


A dog trained to retrieve game for a hunter.
Example sentences
  • The Weimaraner is an excellent gun dog, which originally hunted big game.
  • The two-year-old Hungarian Vizsla is a gun dog with a friendly personality, said Mrs Mann.
  • The Irish Setter is a first-class gun dog which combines its work with its role of family pet and companion.

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