noun. ['riːˈtriːvɝ'] a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game.
- sporting dog
- gun dog
- golden retriever
- Labrador retriever
- flat-coated retriever
- curly-coated retriever
- -er (English)
- -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
- retrieve (English)
Words that Rhyme with Retriever
Example sentences of the word retriever
1. Noun, singular or mass
Burton is a golden retriever with a personality to match his name.
Quotes containing the word retriever
1. So when the moon's only partly full, you only feel a little wolfy?""You could say that.""Well, you can go ahead and hang your head out the car window if you feel like it.""I'm a werewolf, not a golden retriever.
- Cassandra Clare