from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young dog; a pup.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A young dog.
- n. A young rat.
- n. A young seal.
- n. A woman’s breast.
- n. A (generic) thing; particularly something that is a nuisance; a sucker.
- v. To bring forth whelps; to pup.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The young of a canine animal, esp. of the common dog; a whelp.
- n. A name of contemptuous reproach for a conceited and impertinent person.
- intransitive v. To bring forth whelps; to pup.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A doll; a puppet.
- n. A young dog; a whelp; also, by extension, a young seal or other young carnivore.
- n. A conceited, frivolous, and impertinent man; a silly young fop or coxcomb: used in contempt.
- n. A white bowl or buoy used in the herring-fisheries to mark the position of the net nearest the fishing-boat.
- To bring forth puppies; whelp. Also pup.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an inexperienced young person
- n. a young dog
Middle English popi, small pet dog, perhaps from Anglo-Norman poppe, doll, from Vulgar Latin *puppa, from Latin pūpa, girl, doll.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)