Definition of Great Dane in English:

Great Dane

noun

  • A dog of a very large, powerful, short-haired breed.

    • ‘Opening the door Caroline walked in to be greeted by her dog Apollo, who was a Great Dane and looked ferocious because of his black fur.’
    • ‘This year there was a large contingent of Great Danes and Mastiffs.’
    • ‘Large, powerful dogs are frequently targeted, including Akitas, chow chows, Dalmatians, Dobermans, German Shepherds, Great Danes, pit bulls, Rottweilers as well as mixes of these breeds.’
    • ‘The City Police Dog Squad has 21 dogs belonging to five different breeds - nine Labrador Retrievers, six Dobermann Pinschers, three German Shepherds, two Great Danes and a Rottweiler.’
    • ‘Because this breed is intelligent, Great Danes are easy to train.’

Pronunciation:

Great Dane

/ˌɡreɪt ˈdeɪn/