Definition of Tibetan spaniel in US English:

Tibetan spaniel


  • An animal of a breed of small white, brown, or black dog with a silky coat of medium length.

    • ‘Apparently the correct definition of his mongrelism is that he is a retriever and Tibetan spaniel cross.’
    • ‘The loyal and affectionate Tibetan Spaniel thrives on human companionship, forming a strong bond with their owners and family.’
    • ‘Especially popular in monasteries, the Tibetan spaniel was prized for its loyalty and usefulness.’
    • ‘Owning a Tibetan Spaniel is not a matter to be treated lightly.’
    • ‘The Tibetan Spaniel is a relatively healthy breed with only one documented hereditary problem.’