welsh terrier

welsh ter·ri·er
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [welsh, welch ter-ee-er]
    • /wɛlʃ, wɛltʃ ˈtɛr i ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [welsh, welch ter-ee-er]
    • /wɛlʃ, wɛltʃ ˈtɛr i ər/

Definitions of welsh terrier words

  • noun welsh terrier one of a Welsh breed of terriers having a wiry, black-and-tan coat, resembling an Airedale but smaller. 1
  • noun welsh terrier a wire-haired breed of terrier with a black-and-tan coat 0
  • noun welsh terrier any of a breed of terrier, originating in Wales, with a wire-haired, black-and-tan coat, resembling a small Airedale 0

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Origin of welsh terrier

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90

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Parts of speech for Welsh terrier


welsh terrier popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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