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pup

 (pŭp)
n.
1.
a. A young dog; a puppy.
b. One of the young of certain other animals, such as wolves, coyotes, rats, seals, or sharks.
2. An inexperienced or conceited young person: a mere pup trying his first case in court.
intr.v. pupped, pup·ping, pups
To give birth to pups.

[Short for puppy.]

pup

(pʌp)
n
1. (Zoology)
a. a young dog, esp when under one year of age; puppy
b. the young of various other animals, such as the seal
2. (Zoology) in pup (of a bitch) pregnant
3. informal chiefly derogatory Brit a conceited young man (esp in the phrase young pup)
4. (Commerce) sell someone a pup to swindle someone by selling him something worthless
5. the night's a pup slang Austral it's early yet
vb, pups, pupping or pupped
(Zoology) (of dogs, seals, etc) to give birth to (young)
[C18: back formation from puppy]

pup

(pʌp)

n., v. pupped, pup•ping. n.
1. a young dog; puppy.
2. the young of certain other animals, as the rat or fur seal.
v.i.
3. to give birth to pups.
[1580–90; shortening of puppy]

pup


Past participle: pupped
Gerund: pupping

Imperative
pup
pup
Present
I pup
you pup
he/she/it pups
we pup
you pup
they pup
Preterite
I pupped
you pupped
he/she/it pupped
we pupped
you pupped
they pupped
Present Continuous
I am pupping
you are pupping
he/she/it is pupping
we are pupping
you are pupping
they are pupping
Present Perfect
I have pupped
you have pupped
he/she/it has pupped
we have pupped
you have pupped
they have pupped
Past Continuous
I was pupping
you were pupping
he/she/it was pupping
we were pupping
you were pupping
they were pupping
Past Perfect
I had pupped
you had pupped
he/she/it had pupped
we had pupped
you had pupped
they had pupped
Future
I will pup
you will pup
he/she/it will pup
we will pup
you will pup
they will pup
Future Perfect
I will have pupped
you will have pupped
he/she/it will have pupped
we will have pupped
you will have pupped
they will have pupped
Future Continuous
I will be pupping
you will be pupping
he/she/it will be pupping
we will be pupping
you will be pupping
they will be pupping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pupping
you have been pupping
he/she/it has been pupping
we have been pupping
you have been pupping
they have been pupping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pupping
you will have been pupping
he/she/it will have been pupping
we will have been pupping
you will have been pupping
they will have been pupping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pupping
you had been pupping
he/she/it had been pupping
we had been pupping
you had been pupping
they had been pupping
Conditional
I would pup
you would pup
he/she/it would pup
we would pup
you would pup
they would pup
Past Conditional
I would have pupped
you would have pupped
he/she/it would have pupped
we would have pupped
you would have pupped
they would have pupped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pup - young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolfpup - young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
young mammal - any immature mammal
puppy - a young dog
2.pup - an inexperienced young person
spring chicken, young person, younker, youth - a young person (especially a young man or boy)
Verb1.pup - birthpup - birth; "the dog whelped"    
birth, give birth, bear, deliver, have - cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"

pup

puppy
noun whippersnapper, braggart, whelp, jackanapes, popinjay You insolent young pup!
Related words
collective noun litter

pup

noun
An insignificant but arrogant and obnoxious young person:
Informal: squirt.
Slang: twerp.
Translations
جَرْو أو صَغير بَعْض الحيواناتجَرْو، كَلْب صَغير
mláděštěně
=-hvalphundehvalpunge
bébikölyökkutya
hvolpurungviîi
šuniukas
kucēnsmazulis
šteňa
enikköpek yavrusuyavru

pup

[pʌp]
A. N (= young) [of dog] → cachorro/a m/f; [of other animal] → cría f
seal pupcría f de foca
to sell sb a pupdar a algn gato por liebre
B. VI [bitch] → parir

pup

[ˈpʌp] n
(= young dog) → chiot m
spaniel pup → chiot épagneul
(young of other animals) [seal] → chiot m
a seal pup → un bébé phoque
a seal and her pups → une phoque et ses petits
an otter and her pups → une loutre et ses petits

pup

n
Junge(s) nt; in pup (bitch)trächtig; she’s still a pupsie ist noch jung or klein; to be sold a pup (fig inf)übers Ohr gehauen werden (inf)
(pej, = youth) = puppy b
viwerfen

pup

[pʌp] n (dog) → cagnolino/a, cucciolo/a; (seal) → cucciolo/a

pup

(pap) noun
1. (also puppy (ˈpapi) plural ˈpuppies) a young dog. a sheepdog pup(py).
2. the young of certain other animals. a seal pup.
References in classic literature ?
She thought that the two primeval pups that Noah chased into the ark were but a collateral branch of my ancestors.
I know of a lady who asked one of these figure schemers whether her little lap-dog would be in pup and would breed, and how many and of what colour the little pups would be.
Some way behind came an old hound and her three pups in full pursuit, hunting on their own account, and disappeared again in the woods.
That's what I do wi' the pups as the lads are allays a-rearing.
Captain Marsh and Famine and Pestilence the baby COYOTES, and Sour-Mash and her pups, and Sardanapalus and her kittens - hang these names she gives the creatures, they warp my jaw - and Potter: you - all sitting around in the house, and Soldier Boy at the window the entire time, it's a wonder to me she comes along as well as she does.
He was doing it now, vociferating, bellowing, waving his arms, and cursing like a fiend, and all because of a disagreement with another hunter as to whether a seal pup knew instinctively how to swim.
Buy a pup and your money will buy Love unflinching that cannot lie-- Perfect passion and worship fed By a kick in the ribs or a pat on the head.
I can chew up any such milksoppy pup as that, and I will.
The pup is not apt to complain of the harmless game.
Finally, when the cabman, all top-heavy and bristling, had staggered off up the garden path, there emerged in a very leisurely way from the cab a big, powerfully built young man, with a bull pup under one arm and a pink sporting paper in his hand.
Once, when Jerry, dreaming of the beach at Meringe and of Mister Haggin, Biddy, Terrence, and Michael, set up a low whimpering, Van Horn roused sufficiently to soothe him closer to him, and to mutter ominously: "Any nigger that'd hurt that pup.
Never did I think to live to hear such talk from a long-legged pup.