A dog of a small breed with a pointed muzzle, especially a Pomeranian.
- That alert, quick-response nature typifies all spitz dogs today, including the Pomeranian, who, size notwithstanding, reflects most of the characteristics of the spitz.
- A cousin to the spitz type dogs, this pampered lap dog once called the arctic home.
- Any one owning a spitz could argue that they were only partially successful unless compared to the likes of the Beagle or Afghan breeds.
Mid 19th century: from German Spitz(hund), from spitz 'pointed' + Hund 'dog'.
Words that rhyme with spitzBiarritz, blitz, Fritz, glitz, it's, its, Ritz, spritz, St Kitts
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