Definition of Lhasa apso in English:

Lhasa apso

noun

  • A dog of a small long-coated breed, typically gold or grey and white, originating at Lhasa.

    • ‘Valeria's modeling career is finished, and her adored and pampered Lhasa apso becomes trapped under the floorboards of the apartment.’
    • ‘In recent months, a Pomeranian and a Lhasa apso have joined the list.’

Origin

1930s: from Lhasa + Tibetan a-sob.

Pronunciation

Lhasa apso

/ˈapsəʊ/