A dog of a small breed resembling a griffin.
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.
early 20th century: from German, from Affe 'monkey' + Pinscher 'terrier'.
Definition of Affenpinscher in:
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