Examples of puppy in a Sentence
Our dog just had four puppies.
Recent Examples of puppy from the Web
Risks to consider include, open flames such as candles, space heaters, stovetops, fireplaces, and frayed wires chewed by puppies.
After receiving a puppy, celebrating at Chuck-E-Cheese's, and hosting a Moana-themed party with cousin Penelope, the four-year-old got a DIY basket of science experiments from her Aunt Kendall.
Dexter is still a young one who has overcome some of his puppy habits but not others.
Unfortunately, Mark the puppy was unavailable for comment on his popcorn preferences.
An additional case of animal cruelty mentioned at trial, in which DeGregory allegedly punched a pit bull puppy hard enough to break the animal's jaw, was pled down to a misdemeanor and has no bearing on his felony bill status.
Twenty total spots are available, and adoptable puppies will be on-site.
Harley, a puppy, and Hazel, a kitten, both joined the Pence family on Air Force Two Sunday as the family returned to their home at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C.
Adopting not only gives a dog a needed home, but helps shutter dangerous puppy mills operating across the country.
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Origin and Etymology of puppy
Middle English popi, from Middle French poupée doll, toy, from *poupe
First Known Use: 1567See Words from the same year
PUPPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of puppy for English Language Learners
: a young dog
—used in a playful way to refer to a thing
—used in a playful way to refer to a person
PUPPY Defined for Kids
Definition of puppy for Students
: a young dog
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