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Definitions for puppy
ˈpʌp ipup·py

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. puppynoun

    a young dog

  2. puppy, pupnoun

    an inexperienced young person

Wiktionary

  1. puppynoun

    A young dog.

  2. puppynoun

    A young rat.

  3. puppynoun

    A young seal.

  4. puppynoun

    A woman's breast.

  5. puppynoun

    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. Puppynoun

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

  2. Puppynoun

    a name of contemptuous reproach for a conceited and impertinent person

  3. Puppyverb

    to bring forth whelps; to pup

  4. 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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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. Rafael Cruz:

    [I’m not going to] come like a servile puppy dog and say, ‘thank you very much for maligning my wife and maligning my father,’.

  2. Amy Roberts:

    Even just one puppy is critical because now Brave and Diego's genes are represented in that puppy, if they don't have more litters, this little pup is even more critical. Especially when you're talking about a small population, you want to make sure you capture everybody's genes.

  3. Brianna Vorhees:

    Samantha Smith can hear and plays in day care here at work almost every day, samantha Smith has best friends and is the most confident puppy ever. Samantha Smith's a normal puppy, just with one ear.

  4. 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.

  5. Parsons Police:

    She left her purebred German shepherd in a fenced backyard with water, food, outbuilding, and it was an unseasonably beautiful day here in Parsons, about 73 degrees outside. She went to lay down, caught some shut-eye, woke up, went outside and she found the carcass of her beautiful little puppy, the head had been severed, the head has not yet been recovered. And also we found the muzzle of the animal.

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