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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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for 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 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 previewWeimaraner 44 Success Secrets - 44 Most Asked Questions On Weimaraner - What You Need To Know (2014)

by Julia Aguilar

The correct proportions of blending, and even the correct breeds that were applied, stay unsure to this day, though numerous specialists trust that the Doberman Pinscher is a amalgamation of at minimum 4 of those breeds. The sole anomaly ...

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 previewRottweiler 127 Success Secrets - 127 Most Asked Questions On Rottweiler - What You Need To Know (2014)

by Terry Pate

The correct proportions of blending, and even the correct breeds that were applied, stay unsure to this day, though numerous specialists trust that the Doberman Pinscher is a amalgamation of at minimum 4 of those breeds. The sole anomaly ...

Google previewChoosing a Dog For Dummies (2011)

by Chris Walkowicz

Recommended health clearances: OFA and CERF Best with: Active owners and exercise Not for: Easily dominated people, those who are over-busy, or outdoor living The German Pinscher is a good middle-of-the-road choice for people.

Google previewReference : Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2007)

Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Jeanette K. Gundel Professor of Linguistics University of Minnesota, Nancy Hedberg Professor of Linguistics Simon Fraser University

the most readily inferred speaker purpose behind the utterance of with the Doberman pinscher is that it restricts the reference of the NP it modifies to a unique set of neighbors. Once these neighbors are identified, the Doberman pinscher ...

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 (2007)

by Denis Richard Lane, Sue Guthrie, Sian Griffith

King Charles spaniel, Lakeland terrier,Manchester terrier, Miniature pinscher, Norfolk terrier,Norwichterrier, Rottweiler, Saluki, Segugio italiano,Shetland sheepdog, Smoothfoxterrier, Welshterrier, Yorkshire terrier Black and white Basenji, ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Eponyms (1997)

by Morton S. Freeman

included the pinscher (a smaller black and tan dog similar in appearance to the modern Doberman), Rottweilers, and Thuringian Shepherds.

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by G. (Ed ). Davidson

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 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 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 ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

by Allied Chambers

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

the first breeder, and Ger Pinscher a type of terrier] dobhash do 'hash.n an interpreter.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition

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 previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

Pinscher. A medium-sized, muscular dog with smooth hair, most often black. The ears are naturally pendulous. The breed originates in Germany and is often used as a police or guard dog. It can be affected by Von Willebrand's disease, ...

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)

by Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton

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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Scrabble value of P3I1N1S1C3H4E1R1

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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