Puppy meaning

pŭpē
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A young dog; a pup.
noun
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(slang) Any person or thing.

After the workout, he was one tired puppy.

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(derogatory) A conceited and impertinent person.
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(slang, usually in the plural) A woman's breast.
noun
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(archaic) An insolent, conceited, or silly young man; whelp.
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A young rat.
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A young seal.
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(informal) A (generic) thing; particularly something that is a nuisance; a sucker.

I have another two dozen of these puppies to finish before I can go home.

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To bring forth whelps; to pup.
verb
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A young dog.
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Origin of puppy

  • Middle English popi small pet dog perhaps from Anglo-Norman poppe doll from Vulgar Latin puppa from Latin pūpa girl, doll

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition