Advertisement

Advertisement

pound puppy

[ pound puhp-ee ]

noun

, plural pound pup·pies.
  1. a dog, especially a puppy, residing in or adopted from a pound or shelter:

    Our family decided to get a pound puppy, but we couldn’t agree on which one—that’s why we now have three dogs!



Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of pound puppy1

First recorded in 1965–70

Advertisement

Word of the Day

absquatulate

[ab-skwoch-uh-leyt ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


pound outpound Scots