puppy love

noun

Definition of puppy love

  1. :  transitory love or affection felt by a child or adolescent

1823

First Known Use of puppy love

1823


PUPPY LOVE Defined for English Language Learners

puppy love

noun

Definition of puppy love for English Language Learners

  • : romantic love that is felt by a child or teenager and that is not considered by adults to be real love

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