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puppy dog Syllabification: pup·py dog

Definition of puppy dog in English:


A child’s word for a puppy.
Example sentences
  • In Gaskell's Life, Emily is a faintly demonic, Jekyll and Hyde character, all sweetness one minute, torturing puppy-dogs the next.
  • And sometimes the boy puppy-dogs fall in love with the girl puppy-dogs!
  • We've got puppy-dogs and dixieland music, too.
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