Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a Hungarian breed of shorthaired, medium-sized hunting dogs having a deep rust-gold coat and a docked tail.

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  • n. Alternative form of Vizsla.

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  • n. Hungarian hunting dog resembling the Weimaraner but having a rich deep red coat

Etymologies

Hungarian.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The athletic vizsla leapt onto the year's top 10 for Chicago, just as in 2007 and 2003.

    Labradors fetch top dog honor

  • My wife wanted a vizsla, so when she went to our local animal shelter upstate they told her Mimi was a vizsla.

    Until They Fall Down

  • She had a vizsla that wasn't as good in objective terms as another, but hers won because she was able to bring out the best in the dog.

    One of the Best of the Dog-Handling Breed

  • If you have a moment, please take a look at my vizsla dog breeders us site.

    Meng the Whippet (1992-2005)

  • Cathleen Cline of Los Angeles holds her vizsla, Marlo Classic That Girl, while watching competition at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in New York.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • To see Louie, a 6-year-old vizsla, joyously bounding around, one would be hard pressed to know he spent the first four years of his life in terror.

    The Seattle Times

  • That translates to more than 10 per cent of vizsla puppies registered in the same period - and his popularity is set to soar with his Crufts win.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Yogi, a hungarian vizsla from Sydney, made headlines globally last month when he was crowned Best in Show at Crufts, the world's most prestigious dog show held in England.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • We actually KNOW that pit bulls are consistently (and, alas, intentionally) misidentified as "boxer mixes" or "hound mixes" or "vizsla mixes" by well-meaning shelters who are eager to get people to adopt them, don't we?

    The Clog

  • Yogi, a Hungarian vizsla from Sydney, was last month crowned Best in Show at Crufts, the world's most prestigious dog show.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

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  • See also viszla. Even though Simon & Schuster's dog guide of 1980 misspelled it.

    October 14, 2008

  • The two dishlickers sound completely different, apart from the hunting bit.

    October 14, 2008