tr.v. pa·per-trained, pa·per-train·ing, pa·per-trains
To train (a dog, for example) to urinate and defecate indoors on paper.
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to train (a pet) to defecate or urinate on sheets of disposable paper.
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* Little dog owners are more likely to paper-train and continue to rely on paper-training, sending a mixed message about inside-elimination versus outside-elimination.
Them: "Getting back to the real reason we cannot let (newspapers) fail is: How are we going to paper-train a new puppy?" Me: You're right.
We drink coffee there, stronger than Samson's abs, and we read The New York Times, always big enough to paper-train an elephant.
In which a paper-trained communicator turns to the Internet for fame and fortune, and from a land not her own.