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pup tent Syllabification: pup tent
Pronunciation: /ˈpəp ˌtent/

Definition of pup tent in English:


North American
A small triangular tent, especially one with a pole at either end and room for one or two people.
Example sentences
  • That made six occupants in the pup tent, a shelter that seemed flimsier and flimsier as the winds reached gale velocities.
  • ‘You were in a pup tent,’ Frances said, picking old polish from her nails in large flakes.
  • In the first floor hallway stood a camouflage-colored pup tent owned by a biker named Fudge, an ex-marine in charge of screening new tenants and collecting money for the food kitty.
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