dog's letter

the letter r, especially when representing a trill.

1585–95; translation of Latin littera canīna, from the resemblance of the sound of the trill to a dog's snarl Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To dog-letter
Previous Definition: dog-legging
Next Definition: dog-manger
Words Near: dog-letter
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for dog-letter
More from
Search for articles containing dog-letter
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature