Meaning of cockapoo in English:

cockapoo

Pronunciation /kɒkəˈpuː/

noun

  • A dog that is bred as a cross between a cocker spaniel and a miniature poodle.

    ‘The most popular hybrids are goldendoodles (golden retriever mix), Labradoodles, schnoodles, and cockapoos (cocker spaniel).’
    • ‘We got a phone call from our former sister-in-law who asked if we would take Scooter, a great cockapoo / border collie who was 8 years old.’
    • ‘Having a dog that is part spaniel and part poodle isn't enough - it has to be a cockapoo.’
    • ‘My adorable little cockapoo (cocker spaniel-poodle mix), Midnight, dashed up to me.’
    • ‘The Labradoodle, Yorkipoo, cockapoo, and schnoodle are the latest designer hybrid dogs to hit the catwalk.’

Origin

1960s blend of cocker + poodle.