What does the word puppy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A young dog; whelp; silly fop.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Puppyish.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Puppyism.

Usage examples for puppy

  1. Why don't you salute me, you dirty Yankee puppy? – Winning His Way by 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 by 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 by Arthur Scott Bailey