Last modified on 9 October 2014, at 05:02

puppy

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A puppy (young dog).

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NounEdit

puppy (plural puppies)

  1. A young dog, usually cute and playful.
  2. A young rat.
  3. A young seal.
  4. (slang, usually in the plural) A woman’s breast.
  5. (informal) 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.
  6. (derogatory) A conceited and impertinent person.
    • Addison
      I found my place taken by an ill-bred, awkward puppy with a money bag under each arm.

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puppy (third-person singular simple present puppies, present participle puppying, simple past and past participle puppied)

  1. (transitive) To bring forth whelps; to pup.