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Definition of the noun pinscher

What does pinscher mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pinschers

  1. any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped


Pinscher is a type of dog developed originally as ratters on farms and for fighting or guarding, although today they are most often kept as pets.

Phrases with Pinscher

  1. monkey pinscher
  2. doberman pinscher
  3. Dobermann Pinscher
  4. miniature pinscher

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Google previewSmall Dog Breeds (2002)

by Dan Rice

A Miniature Pinscher is the ultimate apartment dog. It's small enough to carry to the park or exercise ground and between times it gets plenty of exercise in its duties around the apartment. When a backyard is available this energetic little ...

Google previewThe New Complete Dog Book (2014)

Official Breed Standards and All-New Profiles for 200 Breeds- Now in Full-Color by The American Kennel Club

General Appearance: The German Pinscher is a medium size, short coated dog, elegant in appearance with a strong square build and moderate body structure, muscular and powerful for endurance and agility. Energetic, watchful, alert, agile, ...

Google previewThe Dog Handbook (1999)

by Dan Rice

Attitude: A Doberman Pinscher is a clean, cunning, brave, intelligent companion that bonds well with its owner and family. lt is a dog ...

Google previewThe Mystery of Sleep (2015)

Explore Sleep and its Disorders by Meir Kryger MD

Animals with narcolepsy (the Doberman pinscher is a breed with this problem) collapse in a heap when they are excited— for example, when they see food or when they see a cat! However, to the thousands of women who are plagued with it, ...

Google previewAbout Dogs (2014)

by Nicolae Sfetcu

or Doberman Pinscher is a breed of domestic dog. Dobermanns are commonly used as guard dogs, watch dogs, or police dogs, and have a reputation as being a dog ...

Google previewFind Your Perfect Dog Breed! How to Choose the Right Dog (2016)

by Sunbird Images,

Life span 12 — 14 Coat length short Coat type minor Coat colour unicoloured cervine red, redbrown or reddishblack; with brown markings Keeping The German Pinscher is a good watchdog and rat catcher. It is 148 vivacious, selfconfident, ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Eponyms (1997)

by Morton S. Freeman

DOBERMAN PINSCHER The Doberman pinscher is a sleek, agile, and powerful dog, of mediumsize, with short glistening hair, rather long legs, and a long, lean head. One of the most popular and respected members of the canine family, ...

Google previewCountry Life (1918)

The Doberman Pinscher is the most important and distinctive of the terriers of German origin and has of late years been taken up by Americans.

Google previewForest and Stream (1912)

by Charles Hallock, William A. Bruette

The Doberman- Pinscher is a dog par excellence. TWEET— H IC— TWEET ! According to a Georgia dispatch the robins hibernating there are conducting themselves in a shameless fashion. A number of the redbreasts have been observed in ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing (2016)

by Sue Guthrie, Denis Richard Lane, Sian Griffith

compulsive behaviour A ritualistic behaviour pattern such as tail chasing, flank sucking (particularly in the Dobermann pinscher), ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Pinscher. Dogs,. Dobermann Dogs, Doberman A mediumsized, muscular dog with smooth hair, most often black and tan, but all brown and grey ...

Google previewHow to Say it and Write it Correctly Now: The Ultimate Reference Book, Containing Practical Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling Rules, Homonyms, Medical Terms, Layperson's Legal Dictionary, Major Art Terms -- And More! (2005)

by Santo J. Aurelio

a grasping tool w/two handles pincher - one who pinches pinscher - (PIN-cher) hunting dog (as, Doberman pinscher) pique - See " peak" piqued - See "peaked" pistil - part of a plant; seed-bearing organ of a flower ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2011)

by Bill Bryson

Doberman pinscher for the breed of dog, but Ludwig Dobermann for the breeder for whom the dogs are named. Dodecanese. Chain of twelve Greek islands, including Rhodes and Kos. Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge. (1832–1898) Real name of ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

pinscher ddb'ar-man, pin'shar, a breed of terrier — large, smooth - coated, with long forelegs. [Dobermann, the first breeder, and Ger. Pinscher, terrier.] doc dok. n. a familiar contraction of doctor. Docetism do-se'tizm, n. a ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Ryan, Briceida

Pinscher. in any other form Someone you disliked in the past will reappear and will go to great lengths to reinvolve you in a friendship. This individual has developed worse habits than before. Do not become involved in this friendship. ditch ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

or Doberman pinscher (pin'shar), n a breed of terrier, large and muscular with a smooth black and tan coat, and long forelegs. — Also Oobermann (pinscher). [Dobermann. the first ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

Do-ber-man pln-scher Vfo-bar-man-'pin-charX n [G Dobermann* pinscher, fr. Friedrich Ludwig Dobermann t!894 Ger. dog breeder + G Pinscher, a breed of hunting dog] (1917) : any of a breed of short* haired medium-sized dogs of German ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

Dobermann /doh-ber-muhn/ (also Doberman or Dobermann pinscher /pin-sher/) n. a large breed of dog with powerful jaws. – origin named after the German dog breeder Ludwig Dobermann + German Pinscher 'terrier'. docile adj. willing to ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

Doberman pinscher or Doberman n a large breed of dog with a smooth black- and-tan coat. [Dobermann, breeder's name + Ger Pinscher, terrier] doc n (coll) a doctor. docile adj easy to manage or control; submissive. — adv docilely.

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Pinscher Meaning

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The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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