one of any of several breeds of small or medium-sized dogs, usually having a long, silky coat and long, drooping ears.
a submissive, fawning, or cringing person.
any of several breeds of gundog with long drooping ears, a silky coat, and formerly a docked tail See clumber spaniel, cocker spaniel, field spaniel, springer spaniel, Sussex spaniel, water spaniel
either of two toy breeds of spaniel See King Charles spaniel
an obsequiously devoted person
noun 1. the Spanish-speaking countries south of the U.S.: Mexico, Central America (with the exception of Belize), South America (with the exceptions of Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname), and most of the West Indies. Spanish America noun 1. the parts of America colonized by Spaniards from the 16th century onwards and now chiefly Spanish-speaking: […]
[span-ish-uh-mer-i-kuh n] /ˈspæn ɪʃ əˈmɛr ɪ kən/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to the parts of America where Spanish is the prevailing language. 2. pertaining to Spain and America, sometimes to Spain and the United States: an example of Spanish-American cooperation. 3. of or relating to the natives or inhabitants of Spanish America, especially those […]
- Spanish-American War
noun 1. the war between the U.S. and Spain in 1898. Spanish-American War noun 1. the war between the US and Spain (1898) resulting in Spain’s withdrawal from Cuba and its cession of Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico Spanish-American War definition A war between Spain and the United States, fought in 1898. The war […]
noun 1. the Arabic language as used in Spain during the period of Moorish domination and influence, c900–1500. Abbreviation: SpAr.