What is another word for beagle?

Pronunciation: [bˈiːɡə͡l] (IPA)

The Beagle is a small to medium-sized breed of dog, which is known for its friendly personality and distinctive appearance. The word 'Beagle' has a few synonyms that can be used to refer to this breed of dog. Some of the common synonyms of the word 'Beagle' include Hound, Canine, Dog, Snoopy, and Pup. Each of these words is suitable for describing the breed aptly. While 'Hound' and 'Canine' emphasize the hunting and tracking skills of this breed, 'Snoopy' refers to the famous comic strip character that was inspired by this breed. 'Pup' is an affectionate term used for puppies of this breed.

Synonyms for Beagle:

What are the hypernyms for Beagle?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    canine, dog, as these are more general terms that encompass all types of beagles.

What are the hyponyms for Beagle?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Beagle

"Just get yer sweetheart, May Walker," said I, softly, "to write twa lines to Simon Begley, or beagle, as they ca' him, the fiscal o' the shire, passin frae her charge against me; and ye'll be cried on Sabbath, afore the congregation meets, and Mrs Kennedy will never hear o't."
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX"
Alexander Leighton
But upon finally reaching the highway, he increased his speed until he sighted the dust of the car; this he hung to like a beagle, but never once allowed the car itself to come into view.
"Ashton-Kirk, Investigator"
John T. McIntyre
On her homeward voyage, the "beagle" visited Tahiti, Australia, and some of the coral-islands in the Indian Ocean, and Darwin had an opportunity of testing and verifying the conclusion at which he had arrived by studying the statements of other observers.
"Coral-Reefs"
Darwin, Charles

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