Definition of puppy love in English:

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puppy love

Pronunciation: /ˈpəpē ˌləv/


An intense but relatively shallow romantic attachment, typically associated with adolescents.
Example sentences
  • Then he reels off the imponderables - physical development, puppy love, adolescent angst - that can ruin even the most promising tennis career.
  • It amazes me that a relationship that was once based on lots of love or puppy love or infatuation can turn to one of pure disgust.
  • The puppy love becomes an on-and-off relationship.

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Syllabification: pup·py love

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