puppy

Part of speech: noun

A young dog; whelp; silly fop.

Part of speech: adjective

Puppyish.

Part of speech: noun

Puppyism.

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Usage examples "puppy":

  1. Why don't you salute me, you dirty Yankee puppy? - "Winning His Way", Charles Carleton Coffin.
  2. It was seventeen years ago that Spot was a puppy and he a boy- and now the one was dust with old Reuben, and the other had settled down so effectually that he was going to marry Judy in a fortnight. - "The Miller Of Old Church", Ellen Glasgow.
  3. In a day or two, however, old Spot liked the puppy as much as anybody else did. - "The Tale of Old Dog Spot", Arthur Scott Bailey.