Definition of sniffer dog in English:

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sniffer dog

Pronunciation: /ˈsnɪfə dɒɡ/


A dog trained to find drugs or explosives by smell.
Example sentences
  • Soon, he was asked to train a sniffer dog for the police department.
  • Only two women permanently work at the premises and it was terrifying when police officers turned up with a sniffer dog to search for drugs.
  • They used a sniffer dog to check for drugs and arrested seven men throughout the operation on Wednesday.

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