Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Conduct becoming a puppy; silly, conceited foppishness; empty-headed affectation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Extreme meanness, affectation, conceit, or impudence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Extreme meanness, affectation, conceit, or impudence.
  • noun Youthful folly.

Etymologies

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puppy +‎ -ism

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