pup·py noun \ˈpə-pē\
: a young dog
—used in a playful way to refer to a thing
—used in a playful way to refer to a person
: a young domestic dog; specifically : one less than a year old
Examples of PUPPY
- Our dog just had four puppies.
Origin of PUPPY
Middle English popi,
from Middle French poupée
doll, toy, from *poupe
First Known Use: 1567
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