Breeding dogs produces puppies.
The definition of breeding means the producing or raising of young.
An example of breeding is mating two dogs to create puppies.
- the producing of young
- the rearing of young; upbringing, education, or training, esp. in manners or social behavior
- good upbringing or training: tolerance is a sign of breeding
- the producing of plants and animals, esp. for the purpose of developing new or better types
Origin of breedingsee breed
- One's line of descent; ancestry: a person of noble breeding.
- Upbringing or education, especially in proper social behavior.
- The production of offspring or young: measures to control the breeding of mosquitoes.
- The propagation of animals or plants: a farm devoted to the breeding of horses.
- The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
- Your dog has had good breeding.
- The act of insemination by natural or artificial means.
- The act of copulation in animals.
- The good manners regarded as characteristic of the aristocracy and conferred by heredity.
- Nurture; education; formation of manners.
- Descent; pedigree; extraction.
- (gay slang) Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography.
breeding (no comparative or superlative; used only before the noun)
- Of, relating to or used for breeding.
- Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.
- Present participle of breed.
- Through genetic manipulation and harsh training, I am breeding a species of super-dogs to take over the world.