any of a breed of small dogs, with a stiff, wiry coat of black, red, or gray and facial features that resemble those of a monkey
Origin of affenpinscherGer, literally , monkey terrier from affe (see ape) + pinscher: see Doberman pinscher
A dog of a small breed developed in Germany, having a rough shaggy coat, a hairy face with a short muzzle, and usually cropped ears.
Origin of affenpinscherGerman Affe ape ( from Middle High German) ( from Old High German affo ) Pinscher a type of dog with ears operated on or “pinched” to make them stand up ( from English pinch )
- A breed of toy dog bred in Western Europe.