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pooch 1

n. Slang
A dog.

[Origin unknown.]

pooch 2

 (po͞och) Informal
intr.v. pooched, pooch·ing, pooch·es
To bulge; protrude. Used with out: "a little roll of flab that pooches out above the tight waists of their spandex trunks" (Megan Rosenfeld).
A deposit of fat in the pelvic region.

[Alteration of pouch.]


(Animals) a slang word for dog1
[of unknown origin]



n. Informal.
a dog.
[1895–1900; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pooch - informal terms for dogspooch - informal terms for dogs    
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
Verb1.pooch - round one's lips as if intending to kiss
purse - contract one's lips into a rounded shape


[puːtʃ] Nperro m


n (inf)Hündchen nt
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