Synonyms

1. terrier

noun. ['ˈtɛriːɝ'] any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground.

Synonyms

  • Skye terrier
  • Scotch terrier
  • soft-coated wheaten terrier
  • Boston terrier
  • cairn terrier
  • Airedale terrier
  • Yorkshire terrier
  • schnauzer
  • Scottish terrier
  • wirehair
  • Australian terrier
  • Tibetan terrier
  • cairn
  • Irish terrier
  • bullterrier
  • Lhasa
  • Kerry blue terrier
  • Lhasa apso
  • Norfolk terrier
  • Dandie Dinmont terrier
  • ratter
  • West Highland white terrier
  • hunting dog
  • wire-haired terrier
  • rat terrier
  • wirehaired terrier
  • chrysanthemum dog
  • Dandie Dinmont
  • Bedlington terrier
  • bull terrier
  • silky terrier
  • Border terrier
  • Boston bull
  • fox terrier
  • Sydney silky
  • Norwich terrier
  • Airedale

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Words that Rhyme with Terrier

  • scarier
  • verrier
  • perrier
  • merrier
  • marier
  • harrier
  • guerrier
  • ferrier
  • farrier
  • cherrier
  • carrier
  • berrier
  • barrier

Example sentences of the word terrier


1. Noun, singular or mass
The breed is a cross between a bulldog and a terrier.

2. Adjective, comparative
Some dogs, especially terriers and terrier mixes, have a rodent-killing heritage.

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