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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
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Puppy walker Sandra Corben, of Newton, Porthcawl, is preparing nine-month-old golden retriever puppy Berry for advanced guide dog training and said that walking her has helped her make a whole new group of friends.
Puppy walker Dave Hibbert - the man behind the Retired West Midlands Police Dog Benevolent Fund - has launched an online Ministry of Justice petition.
West Midlands Police puppy walker Dave Hibbert - the man behind the Retired West Midlands Police Dog Benevolent Fund - has launched an online Ministry of Justice petition.
For more information on becoming a puppy walker, please contact Shirley Cohen on 0113 2844 224 or 07990 540 228 or shirley.
Guide dog puppy walker, Margaret Kenworthy, with Suzy, the German Shepherd, and children at the Meltham Carlile Community Hub
Being a puppy walker is demanding as it is a 24/7 role and we need you to be at home during the day and have the time and patience to get the dog used to lots of social situations and environments.