verb (used without object), pupped, pup·ping.
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Origin of pup
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Example sentences from the Web for pup
Wolf pups in North CarolinaA captive-breeding program was started in the 1970s with 14 wolves captured from the wild.Wild red wolves hanging on but more cooperation needed to save the species|Ann Cameron Siegal|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Here I decided to take a leap and mention the journalists’ pup in their email.Social media techniques to integrate into your digital PR strategy|Nicole Franco|December 4, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The pups grew up to become workers within their captors’ society.Naked mole-rats invade neighboring colonies and steal babies|Jake Buehler|October 20, 2020|Science News
By the time the pup emerges from its mother, it’s already quite large and ready to defend itself against predators.Cannibalism in the womb may have helped megalodon sharks become giants|Carolyn Gramling|October 5, 2020|Science News
Mynchenberg suggests heading out in the morning or evening to avoid midday heat and traveling less-crowded paths to avoid overstimulating your pup.
To his credit, the well-intentioned pup responds to her cries by burying the kid in toys.Dancing Grandpas, Morgan Freeman Impressions, and More Viral Videos|Jack Holmes|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In memory of her late pup, the shock-singer croons a song to giant inflatable replica of him.Miley Cyrus Pays Bizarre Tribute to Her Dead Dog, Floyd, at a Brooklyn Concert|Marina Watts|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You can even compare your pup to other similar breeds to offer an understanding of where your dog falls on the activity spectrum.
Has your pup suddenly become more lethargic in your absence?
Who really owns a dog, if no official paperwork is signed as the pup gets transferred from one person to the next?
Beneath the wagon, invisible at first, trotted a mud-bespattered yellow pup.
But he was such a forlornly muddy mongrel pup, and so eloquent of tail, that I spoke his name on an impulse, and put out my hand.
Peter resentfully deposited the pup on the porch, and took my slipper back upstairs.
He had the door locked, said Flick reflecting, and he tried to throw the lights off—Why, the low-down little pup!The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
The dirty little mat for the unhealthy-looking pup with the watering eyes that used to be with him—that is gone.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
British Dictionary definitions for pup
- a young dog, esp when under one year of age; puppy
- the young of various other animals, such as the seal