[ UK /lˈæpdɒɡ/ ]
[ US /ˈɫæpˌdɔɡ/ ]
  1. a dog small and tame enough to be held in the lap
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How To Use lapdog In A Sentence

  • There is no doubt that in the canine afterlife, Maltese poodles are the lapdogs that inhabit level nine of Dante's vision of hell.
  • I guess being Sarah Palin's lapdog is easier than covering real news, huh, CNN? Palin heading to Iowa
  • Hearing her earrings jingling, I easily pictured her nodding like a lapdog.
  • That's why I'll be watching closely to see how the lapdogs of the American media react to this story.
  • This is a world of lace, lapdogs, knee-breeches trimmed with silk ribbons, rich textures, glowing colour and shadows pregnant with meaning.
  • Media lapdogs are marked by stenographic tendencies, sympathetic frames and a reliance on industry jargon. Max Stanley: How Revisionist Reporting Hurts Everyone
  • I guess he wouldn't be able to work anywhere else, unless the media outlet needs a lapdog.
  • Opposition parties accuse the newspaper's editor of being a government lapdog.
  • Hey, Britney… what are you going to call your little lapdog?
  • The House, which has been a shameless lapdog of the administration for the past year since the Democrats took control of that body, has a chance here to show it still has at least one vertebra left in its severely decalcified spine, It should refuse to pass any extension of NSA warrantless spying authority, and should refuse immunity for the telecom industry. Bush's Protect America Bill Bull
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