Meaning of English setter in English:

English setter

Pronunciation /ˌɪŋɡlɪʃ ˈsɛtə/


  • A setter of a breed with a long white or partly white coat.

    ‘I remember being startled that there were so many English setters in Norway; it's not a dog you'd see very often elsewhere.’
    • ‘Professional dog trainers set up kennels in Union Springs that cared for purebred English setters and pointers valued at hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars.’
    • ‘I knew of a dog-rescue group in our town that rescues English setters.’
    • ‘The English setter definitely has earned and deserves the status of favorite grouse and woodcock dog breed.’
    • ‘According to the report, the top 10 British dogs starts off with the English setter, described as placid, friendly and careful.’