Share this entry

vizsla Syllabification: vizs·la
Pronunciation: /ˈviZHlə/ /ˈvēzlə/

Definition of vizsla in English:


A dog of a breed of golden-brown pointer with large drooping ears.
Example sentences
  • There are more than 50 traditionally docked breeds recognised by the Kennel Club, including cocker spaniels, pointers, Irish terriers and vizslas.
  • They now have four female dogs: Madison, a black Labrador retriever, nine; Ellie, also a black lab, eight; Alex, a vizsla, eight; and Bea, a Weimaraner, a seven-month-old puppy.
  • They have nine springer spaniels, one cocker spaniel and one Hungarian vizsla.


1940s: from the name of a town in Hungary.

Definition of vizsla in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
not harmful or offensive