A child’s word for a puppy: [as modifier]: his puppy-dog brown eyes
More 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.
Definition of puppy dog in:
- The US English dictionary