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1. retriever

noun. ['riːˈtriːvɝ'] a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game.

Synonyms

  • sporting dog
  • gun dog
  • golden retriever
  • Labrador retriever
  • flat-coated retriever
  • curly-coated retriever

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • retrieve (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Retriever

  • nonbeliever
  • unilever
  • vandever
  • reliever
  • receiver
  • mckeever
  • mcgeever
  • believer
  • stever
  • steever
  • schriever
  • griever
  • greever
  • driever
  • cleaver
  • achiever
  • wever
  • weaver
  • siever
  • seever
  • seaver
  • reever
  • reaver
  • lever
  • leever
  • leaver
  • keever
  • fever
  • dever
  • deaver

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

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