Share this entry
guide dog Syllabification: guide dog
Pronunciation: /ˈɡīd ˌdäɡ/

Definition of guide dog in English:


A dog trained to lead a blind person.
Example sentences
  • The advert depicted a guide dog deliberately leading its blind owner into a pole in order to get at her take-away chicken.
  • It takes 18 months before a guide dog is fully trained.
  • I had assumed that there was no way for him to be able to do this simple task himself, without realising that this would be one of the situations that a guide dog would be trained to deal with.
Definition of guide dog 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.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources