Definition of Lhasa apso in English:

Share this entry

Lhasa apso

Pronunciation: /ˈapsəʊ/

noun (plural Lhasa apsos)

Image of Lhasa apso
A dog of a small long-coated breed, typically gold or grey and white, originating at Lhasa.
Example sentences
  • In recent months, a Pomeranian and a Lhasa apso have joined the list.
  • Valeria's modeling career is finished, and her adored and pampered Lhasa apso becomes trapped under the floorboards of the apartment.

Origin

1930s: from Lhasa + Tibetan a-sob.

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.