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Definitions of puppy

  1. To bring forth whelps. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. young dog Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The young of a canine animal, esp. of the common dog; a whelp. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A name of contemptuous reproach for a conceited and impertinent person. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. To bring forth whelps; to pup. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. A young dog; a conceited young man; a silly fop. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A young dog; coxcomb. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A young dog; whelp; silly fop. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Puppyism. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A whelp, specially of the canine species; a conceited young fellow. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. A young dog; a conceited, finely dressed young man. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Puppyish. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for puppy

  1. Before I'd a notion what he was going to do he was off after the puppy – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. If I have a puppy I make a dog out of him with a whip. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
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