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puppy

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noun pup·py \ˈpə-pē\

Simple Definition of puppy

  • : a young dog

  • —used in a playful way to refer to a thing

  • —used in a playful way to refer to a person

Full Definition of puppy

plural puppies

  1. 1 :  a young domestic dog; specifically :  one less than a year old

  2. 2 :  baby 4 <a computer that is one fast puppy>

pup·py·hood play \-ˌhu̇d\ noun
pup·py·ish play \-ish\ adjective
pup·py·like play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of puppy

  1. Our dog just had four puppies.



Origin of puppy

Middle English popi, from Middle French poupée doll, toy, from *poupe


First Known Use: 1567



PUPPY Defined for Kids

puppy

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noun pup·py \ˈpə-pē\

Definition of puppy

plural puppies

  1. :  a young dog




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