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EtymologyEdit

From a shortening of puppy, erroneously taken as a diminutive.

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NounEdit

pup (plural pups)

  1. A young dog, wolf, fox, seal, or shark, or the young of certain other animals.
    The dog has had that bed since he was just a pup.
  2. A young, inexperienced person.
    The new teacher is a mere pup.
  3. Any cute dog, regardless of age.
    My pup likes to run as fast as he can, yet cannot always stop in time!
  4. A short semi-trailer used jointly with a dolly and another semi-trailer to create a twin trailer.

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VerbEdit

pup (third-person singular simple present pups, present participle pupping, simple past and past participle pupped)

  1. (intransitive) To give birth to pups.

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AmanabEdit

NounEdit

pup

  1. broom

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pǫpъ (Russian пуп (pup), Polish pęp).

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pȕp m (Cyrillic spelling пу̏п)

  1. bud, burgeon

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ReferencesEdit

  • pup” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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NounEdit

pup

  1. doll, puppet