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lapdognoun [C]

uk   /ˈlæp.dɒɡ/  us   /-dɑːɡ/
  • lapdog noun [C] (PERSON)

disapproving someone who is ​willing to do anything that a more ​importantpersontells them to do: Opposition ​partiesaccuse the newspaper's ​editor of being a ​government lapdog.
(Definition of lapdog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lapdog”
in Chinese (Simplified) 狗, 宠物狗,叭儿狗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 狗, 寵物狗,叭兒狗…
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