Meaning of “be sb's poodle” in the English Dictionary

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"be sb's poodle" in British English

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be sb's poodle

UK humorous disapproving

to be too willing to support or be controlled by someone in authority:

They accused the Labour party of being the unions' poodle.

(Definition of “be sb's poodle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)