What does puppy mean?

Definitions for puppy
ˈpʌp ipup·py

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. puppy(noun)

    a young dog

  2. puppy, pup(noun)

    an inexperienced young person

Wiktionary

  1. puppy(Noun)

    A young dog.

  2. puppy(Noun)

    A young rat.

  3. puppy(Noun)

    A young seal.

  4. puppy(Noun)

    A woman's breast.

  5. puppy(Noun)

    A (generic) thing; particularly something that is a nuisance; a sucker.

    I have another two dozen of these puppies to finish before I can go home.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puppy(noun)

    the young of a canine animal, esp. of the common dog; a whelp

    Etymology: [F. poupe doll, puppet. See Puppet, and cf. Pup, n.]

  2. Puppy(noun)

    a name of contemptuous reproach for a conceited and impertinent person

    Etymology: [F. poupe doll, puppet. See Puppet, and cf. Pup, n.]

  3. Puppy(verb)

    to bring forth whelps; to pup

    Etymology: [F. poupe doll, puppet. See Puppet, and cf. Pup, n.]

Freebase

  1. Puppy

    A puppy is a juvenile dog. Some puppies may weigh 1–3 lb, while larger ones can weigh up to 15–23 lb. All healthy puppies grow quickly after birth. A puppy's coat color may change as the puppy grows older, as is commonly seen in breeds such as the Yorkshire Terrier. In vernacular English, puppy refers specifically to dogs while pup may often be used for other mammals such as seals, giraffes, guinea pigs, or even rats.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Puppy

    pup′i, n. a doll: a young dog: a whelp: a conceited young man.—adj. Pupp′y-head′ed (Shak.), stupid.—n. Pupp′yhood, the condition of being a puppy.—adj. Pupp′yish.—n. Pupp′yism, conceit in men. [Fr. poupée, a doll or puppet—L. pupa.]

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  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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How to say puppy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of puppy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of puppy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of puppy in a Sentence

  1. Shannon Roche:

    Although, Id argue that its probably true that people were practicing with their animalsin nature a long time ago. i cant think of many things that wouldhelp more to bring us to our present moment and learn to calm your mind than a cute little puppy snuggling up against you.

  2. Brian Williams:

    I remember one such house fire .?.?. conducting a search on my hands and knees, when I felt something warm, squishy and furry on the floor of a closet, i instinctively tucked it in my coat. When I got outside, I saw two small eyes staring up at me, and I returned the 3-week-old and very scared puppy to its grateful owners.

  3. Debra Chandler:

    It started when she was just an eight-week-old puppy and we bought her a skateboard just for a laugh, really, ive seen bulldogs in the U.S. skateboarding but none over here and thought it would be great if she took to it.

  4. Latvian Ervins Butkevics:

    We are driving to pick up our puppy - we will meet the new member of our family for a first time, it's a date!

  5. Henry Thompson:

    This could be anything from being sure that the specialty dietary gourmet pet food is the right flavor or brand to making sure that the pet's seat is properly set up for flight, inflight puppy massage, inflight grooming, and real grass turf poop and pee boxes are some of the other luxuries that pampered pets may experience.

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