follow Dictionary.com

Love words? Sign up for our Word of the Day!

gun dog

noun
1.
a dog trained to help a hunter, as by pointing or retrieving game.
Also, gundog.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for gun-dog

gun dog

noun
1.
a dog trained to work with a hunter or gamekeeper, esp in retrieving, pointing at, or flushing game
2.
a dog belonging to any breed adapted to these activities
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for gun dog

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for gun

4
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with gun-dog

Nearby words for gun-dog