pooch(redirected from pooches)
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Related to pooches: putting on the dog
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]
[1895–1900; orig. uncertain]
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|Noun||1.||pooch - informal terms for dogs|
|Verb||1.||pooch - round one's lips as if intending to kiss|
purse - contract one's lips into a rounded shape