Shaggydog story

shaggy-dog story

[shag-ee-dawg, -dog]
a funny story, traditionally about a talking dog, that, after an often long and involved narration of unimportant incidents, has an absurd or irrelevant punch line.

1945–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To shaggydog story
Previous Definition: shaggy-mane
Next Definition: shaggymane
Words Near: shaggydog story
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for shaggydog story
More from
Search for articles containing shaggydog story
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