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pup·py

 (pŭp′ē)
n. pl. pup·pies
A young dog; a pup.

[Middle English popi, small pet dog, perhaps from Anglo-Norman poppe, doll, from Vulgar Latin *puppa, from Latin pūpa, girl, doll.]

puppy

(ˈpʌpɪ)
n, pl -pies
1. (Animals) a young dog; pup
2. informal derogatory a brash or conceited young man; pup
[C15 popi, from Old French popée doll; compare puppet]
ˈpuppyˌhood n
ˈpuppyish adj

pup•py

(ˈpʌp i)

n., pl. -pies.
a young dog, esp. one less than a year old.
[1480–90; earlier popi. See puppet, -y2]
pup′py•ish, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puppy - a young dogpuppy - a young dog        
pup, whelp - young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
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"
2.puppy - an inexperienced young person
spring chicken, young person, younker, youth - a young person (especially a young man or boy)

puppy

noun
An insignificant but arrogant and obnoxious young person:
Informal: squirt.
Slang: twerp.
Translations
štěně
hundehvalphvalp
koiranpentukuuttipenikkapentu
šteneštenac
hvolpur
子犬
강아지
valpkvalpkvelp
kužek
valphundvalpkut
ลูกสุนัข
chó con

puppy

[ˈpʌpɪ]
A. Ncachorro/a m/f, perrito/a m/f
B. CPD puppy fat Ngordura f infantil
puppy love Namor m juvenil

puppy

[ˈpʌpi] n (= young dog) → chiot m, petit chien mpuppy fat n [young child] → graisse f de bébé, bourrelets mpl de bébé; [teenager] → rondeurs fpl d'adolescent(e)

puppy

n
(= young dog)junger or kleiner Hund, Hündchen nt, → Welpe m; when he was still a puppyals er noch jung or klein war
puppies (Brit inf: = breasts) → Titten pl (inf), → Möpse pl (inf)

puppy

:
puppy dog
nHundchen nt
puppy farm
nHundezucht f (wo junge Rassehunde zum Weiterverkauf an Tierhandlungen gezüchtet werden)
puppy fat
n (Brit) → Babyspeck m
puppy love
nSchwärmerei f

puppy

[ˈpʌpɪ] ncucciolo/a, cagnolino/a

puppy

جَرُو štěně hundehvalp Welpe κουτάβι cachorro koiranpentu chiot štene cucciolo 子犬 강아지 puppy valp szczeniak cachorro, filhote de cachorro щенок valp ลูกสุนัข yavru köpek chó con 小狗
References in classic literature ?
But being afraid the boy might owe me a spite, and well remembering how mischievous all children among us naturally are to sparrows, rabbits, young kittens, and puppy dogs, I fell on my knees, and pointing to the boy, made my master to understand, as well as I could, that I desired his son might be pardoned.
Sean said: "It's tempting to treat your dog but just because they're giving us puppy dog eyes doesn't mean they're hungry.
I find it hard to resist those puppy dog eyes and often give him titbits from of our evening meal.
WHEN the puppy dog looks have gone it's hard for an old dog to find a new home.
That pledge was not a blanket commitment that if you go and slander and attack Heidi that I'm going to nonetheless come like a servile puppy dog and say 'thank you very much for maligning my wife,'" Cruz said.
Meanwhile, our son was giving me those puppy dog eyes that he does so well and I found myself packing a bag.
Examples of puppy food include Iams Naturistics Puppy Food and Purina Beneful Healthy Puppy Dog Food, both of which contain calcium for healthy bone growth, DHA to nurture brain and eye development, and protein for strong, lean muscles.
One thing is for certain, Mr Corbyn will not wag his tail to the Tories like an obedient puppy dog.
Shrinkabull's Buddy is a French bulldog, with adorable puppy dog eyes and that perfect, little, blue puppy dog nose.
Now, staff are desperate to find a date with a loving new owner who won't be able to resist her puppy dog eyes.