Definition of Affenpinscher in English:

Affenpinscher

Line breaks: Af¦fen|pin¦scher
Pronunciation: /ˈafənˌpɪnʃə
 
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noun

A dog of a small breed resembling the griffon.
More example sentences
  • Today, the German smooth-haired pinscher is considered the stepfather of several German breeds, including affenpinschers.
  • The affenpinscher is thought to be the most suitable for a family pet as it is very intelligent and easy to train.
  • Seeing off the postman is a high point in an affenpinscher's daily routine that is hard to suppress.

Origin

German, from Affe 'monkey' + Pinscher 'terrier'.

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