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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun puppy:


The word puppy is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun puppy

What does puppy mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: puppies

  1. a young dog
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic terms: pup / whelp = young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf; Canis familiaris / dog / domestic dog = a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
  2. an inexperienced young person

Alternative definition of the noun puppy


  1. A young dog.
  2. A young rat.
  3. A young seal.
    • [slang, usually, in plural] A woman’s breast.
    • [informal] A (generic) thing; particularly something that is a nuisance; a sucker.


    1. Puppy a.k.a. Sridevi Kapoor, known as Sridevi is an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and a few Kannada films. She is cited as the first female superstar of Hindi Cinema.
    2. Puppy a.k.a. Patrick Thomas is an American actor and voice actor. Thomas has had roles in several different TV shows and movies. He has also done voice acting. He also goes by the aliases Pat Thomas, Puppy Thomas, and Courtney Burr.
    3. Puppy a.k.a. Chad McKnight is an actor.

    There are other people with in their name, like Puppy Mills and Ron "Puppy" Cavallo.


    1. The Puppy is a fictional character in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. He appears in the chapter "The Rabbit Sends a Little Bill".
    2. Puppy is a fictional film character.
    3. Puppy a.k.a. Dinah Dog is a fictional character from the 1967 film Jack and the Witch.
    4. Puppy is a fictional character from the 2010 film Orange.
    5. Puppy is a fictional film character.
    6. Puppy is a fictional character from the 2002 film Vivaramana Aalu.
    7. Puppy is a fictional character from the 2000 film 102 Dalmatians.

    There are other characters with in their name, like Bubble Puppy.


    1. "Puppy" is an independent Australian feature film starring Nadia Townsend, Bernard Curry, Sally Bull, and Terence Donovan. The film was written and directed by Irish-born, Australian Kieran Galvin, who also directed the short films: The Burning Boy, Mono-Winged Angel, Contact and Other People. He also wrote the exploitational thriller Feed, both Puppy and Feed were produced by Melissa Beauford.
    2. "Puppy" is a film.
      • country: China
      • language: Standard Chinese
      • genres: World cinema, Chinese Movies
      • released in (8 years ago)

    Phrases with Puppy

    Phrases starting with the word Puppy:

    1. Puppy Dog
    2. puppy fat
    3. Puppy Feet
    4. puppy love
    5. Puppy mill
    6. Puppy Dog Eyes

    Phrases ending with the word Puppy:

    1. mud puppy
    2. hush puppy
    3. Sick Puppy
    4. Stress Puppy

    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Puppy

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    Google previewThe Open Society and Its Enemies (2002)

    by Karl Raimund Popper

    that 'A puppy is a vain, empty-headed, impertinent...

    Google previewWoof! (2011)

    A Gay Man's Guide to Dogs by Andrew De Prisco

    Buying a puppy is the grand dame of shopping experiences. You are not headed to the outlet mall with your AmEx card. Why start buying...

    Google previewAn Introduction to Ethics (1966)

    by William Lillie

    THE USE OF LANGUAGE ' Expressions may be grammatically similar and yet logically different'2 The sentence, 'A puppy is a young dog', is similar in grammatical construction to the sentence, ...

    Google previewWe're Having A Puppy! (2014)

    From the Big Decision Through the Crucial First Year by Eric Swanson

    Choosing a puppy is a lot of fun, but it's also an important decision. This unique guide shows you how to select the breed which most perfectly matches your personality and environment.

    Google previewThe American Archaeologist (1897)

    A fat young puppy is the chief of all ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Rural Sports ... (18??)

    by John Henry Walsh

    Little can be done for this in the way of Treatment, and the destruction of the puppy is the best plan of proceeding. In rickets, however, a great change sometimes takes place, and the bending of the limbs or the enlnrgement of the joints ...

    Google previewThe Dream Interpretation Dictionary (2017)

    Symbols, Signs, and Meanings by J.M. DeBord

    See also: Addict, Doctor, Emotions, Hospital, Individuation, Insane, Pain, Psyche, Rescue, Talk, Unconscious Mind Psychopomp—See: Jesus Puke—See: Vomit Punch—See: Fist Pupil—See: Eyes, Student Puppy—Dogs are companions and ...

    Google previewThe Ben Jonson Encyclopedia (2016)

    by D. Heyward Brock, Maria Palacas

    In the meantime, at Turfe's house the following characters are gathered: Clench, a farrier and petty constable; In-and-In Medlay, a cooper; Scriben, a writer; Pan, a tinker; Puppy, the high constable's man; and Turfe. They all discuss the ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Pop Music Aliases, 1950-2000 (2014)

    by Bob Leszczak

    Puppy record label. We passed the audition with flying colors, but there was one problem—the Tokens didn't like our name. They thought the Four Graduates ...

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    Scrabble value of P3U1P3P3Y4

    The value of this 5-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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