Definition of Manchester terrier in US English:

Manchester terrier


  • A small terrier of a breed with a short black-and-tan coat.

    • ‘When we lost our husky, my dad wanted a Manchester terrier like the one he had when he was a young lad.’
    • ‘Manchester Terriers are less scrappy toward strange dogs than many other terrier breeds, but they are still a determined force to reckon with if they decide to initiate or accept a challenge to fight.’
    • ‘The Manchester Terrier, overall, is slightly longer than tall.’