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pup

Noun

1 young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf [syn: whelp]
2 an inexperienced young person [syn: puppy] v : birth; "the dog whelped" [syn: whelp] [also: pupping, pupped]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A young dog, wolf, fox, seal, shark and some other animals.
    The dog has had that bed since he was just a pup.
  2. A young, inexperienced person.
    The new teacher is a mere pup.
  3. Any dog that you believe is cute, regardless of age.
    My pup likes to run as fast as he can (indoors), yet cannot always stop in time!

Translations

Verb

  1. To give birth to pups.

Translations

See also

Amanab

Noun

pup

Extensive Definition

Pup may refer to:

In zoology

  • Any dog that you believe is "cute", regardless of age.

In other fields

See also

pup in French: Pup
pup in Dutch: Pup
pup in Simple English: Pup

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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