A dog of a breed with long silky erect hair and short legs.
More example sentences
- The dogs included shih-tzus, dachshunds, Lhasa apsos, bearded collies, corgis, chihuahuas, poodles, Pekinese and Yorkshire terriers.
- Various breeds of pedigree dogs, including miniatures shih-tzus and Lhasa apsos, dachshunds, bearded collies and a corgi were recovered.
- Instead, a shih-tzu pokes his bow-topped head in.
1920s: from Chinese shīzi 'lion'.
Definition of shih-tzu in:
- The US English dictionary