Definition of Clumber spaniel in English:

Clumber spaniel

Pronunciation /ˌkləmbər ˈspanyəl/ /ˌkləmbər ˈspænjəl/


  • A spaniel of a slow, heavily built breed.

    ‘In 1991, Ralph Dunne from Co Cavan won the prize of Crufts Supreme Champion for his Clumber spaniel.’
    • ‘These problems can occur in Clumber spaniels, although sometimes the heavier musculature of the Clumber seems to modify the clinical signs of the disease.’


Mid 19th century from the name of Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire.