noun, plural pup·pies.
Related formspup·py·hood, pup·py·dom, nounpup·py·ish, adjectivepup·py·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for puppy
Who went to a school where she was allowed to take her puppy to gym class, and her best friend played the didgeridoo.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I carried the puppy up the hill, stumbling under the weight.
A neighbor woman came out from behind her screen door and told me to leave the puppy out in the street.
And she is focused on her so-far-unsuccessful quest to get a puppy from her mothers or Santa Claus or anyone who will listen.
Some people in my watch party advocated for a change of channel to something called “Puppy Bowl.”The Impossible Super Bowl Score: First 43-8 Football Game in a Century|Evin Demirel|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Had she shown "my puppy" her childish qualities, he would have despised her—he had left that department himself so recently.Hard Cash|Charles Reade
I shall never forget what a rage he came home in when Sir Isaac had called him a puppy.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
The captain, without a word, picked up the puppy with one hand and offered the other to the child.The Idol of The Blind|Tom Gallon
He was well-nigh as powerless against a strong opponent in this position as is a puppy that is held up by the scruff of the neck.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
The claimant boy laid such insistent hands on the puppy, and Eddy so resisted, that the little animal yelped loudly.The Debtor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman