pooch

[ pooch ]
/ putʃ /

noun Informal.

a dog.

Nearby words

  1. ponzi scheme,
  2. ponzu,
  3. poo,
  4. poo-poo,
  5. poobah,
  6. pood,
  7. poodle,
  8. poodle-faker,
  9. poof,
  10. poofter

Origin of pooch

First recorded in 1895–1900; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for pooch

pooch

/ (puːtʃ) /

noun

a slang word for dog (def. 1)

Word Origin for pooch

of unknown origin

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Word Origin and History for pooch

pooch

n.

"dog," 1924, American English, of unknown origin.

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