dachshundnoun [ C ]uk /ˈdæk.sənd/ us /ˈdɑːks.hʊnd/ UK informal sausage dog, US informal wiener dog
Examples from literature
- A dachshund has absolutely no sense of humour or lightness of spirits.
- After her, yapping eagerly, came five dachshunds.
- At the station there would always be two children playing with a dachshund.
- Dachshunds are evidently built for holes.
- The little dachshund came scampering into the shop and frisked about my feet.