noun, plural pup·pies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM puppypup·py·hood, pup·py·dom, nounpup·py·ish, adjectivepup·py·like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for puppy
He saves the helpless from burning buildings and puppies from untimely deaths.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy|Olivia Nuzzi|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She became vegan, “inspired by a love of puppies and a cow that winked at me on a family vacation.”Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today she was letting her two puppies, Dex and Didi, run in the park.A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists|Thomas A. Bass|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The puppies come from more than 20 shelters across the country—Artemis came from Puerto Rico, just for the occasion.
Handlers bring the puppies down in waves to prevent them from getting too tired, freaked out, or antsy while filming.
If this be so, doubtless there must likewise be the ghosts of dogs (what "droll dogs" they must be), also of puppies, and asses.Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank
It is said that the Asturian women never part from the puppies that they have fed from their own breasts.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
I think so too,” replied Edward; “see if you can get two puppies, one for Humphrey, and one for myself.The Children of the New Forest|Captain Marryat
With this pair Michael became intimate, as one becomes intimate with two puppies.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
All these miserable puppies are allowed to grow up to a starved wretched existence, a misery to themselves and everyone else.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton