Definition of puppy dog in English:

puppy dog

Syllabification: pup·py dog


  • A child’s word for a puppy.
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    • 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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