retriever definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a person or thing that retrieves
- a dog trained to retrieve birds and some other small game, esp., any of several breeds of dog developed for this purpose
retriever definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One that retrieves, especially any one of several breeds of dog that were developed and trained to retrieve game.