- The definition of a chihuahua is a small dog originally from Mexico with pointed ears and short fur.
An example of a chihuahua is the dog owned by socialite, Paris Hilton.
A brown and white Chihuahua.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- state of N Mexico, on the U.S. border: 95,401 sq mi (247,088 sq km); pop. 2,442,000
- capital of this state: pop. 531,000
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Origin: After Chihuahua, a city and state of northern Mexico.