Definition of dog-and-pony in English:

dog-and-pony

adjective

slang
  • Designating, relating to, or characteristic of a dog-and-pony show.

noun

slang
  • A presentation, a briefing, especially a full, detailed, or elaborate one.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Lowell (Massachusetts) Daily Citizen. From dog + and + pony.

Pronunciation

dog-and-pony

/ˌdɒɡ(ə)n(d)ˈpəʊni/