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  • 1 Puppy — Linux Bildschirmfoto Puppy Linux 4.2 Basisdaten Entwickler …

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  • 2 Puppy — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Puppy es una voz en inglés que significa perrito o cachorro de perro. Puede hacer referencia a: Puppy Linux, una distribución del sistema operativo GNU/Linux Puppy, escultura de 1992 de Jeff Koons representando un… …

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  • 3 puppy — late 15c., woman s small pet dog, from M.Fr. poupée doll, toy (see PUPPET (Cf. puppet)). Meaning shifted from toy dog to young dog (1590s), replacing M.E. whelp. Also used about that time in sense of vain young man. Puppy love is from 1834. Puppy …

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  • 4 Puppy — Pup py, n.; pl. {Puppies}. [F. poup[ e]e doll, puppet. See {Puppet}, and cf. {Pup}, n.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The young of a canine animal, esp. of the common dog; a whelp. [1913 Webster] 2. A name of contemptuous reproach for a conceited and impertinent …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 puppy — [pup′ē] n. pl. puppies [ME popi < MFr popee, doll < * poupe: see PUPPET] 1. a) a young dog b) a young fox, seal, etc.; pup 2. an insolent, conceited, or silly young man ☆ 3. Slang a person or thing …

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  • 6 Puppy — Pup py, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puppied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puppying}.] To bring forth whelps; to pup. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 puppy — [pypi] n. m. ÉTYM. 1880; mot angl. « chiot ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Sports. Jeune lévrier de course de deux ans …

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  • 8 puppy — ► NOUN (pl. puppies) 1) a young dog. 2) informal, dated a conceited or arrogant young man. DERIVATIVES puppyish adjective. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French poupee doll, toy …

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  • 9 Puppy — A puppy or pup is a juvenile dog, generally less than one year of age, that has not reached sexual maturity. Puppy size varies among breeds: smaller puppies may weigh convert|1| |3|lb|abbr=on, while others are convert|15| |20|lb|abbr=on. All… …

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  • 10 puppy */ — UK [ˈpʌpɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms puppy : singular puppy plural puppies a) a very young dog b) a very young canine (= an animal in the same group as dogs) wolf puppies • this/that puppy American spoken used instead of the name of… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 puppy — 1. n. a wimp; a softie. □ That silly puppy is still waiting outside your door. □ Oh, Paul, you’re such a puppy! 2. n. a thing; a piece or part of something. □ Put this little puppy right here. □ …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 12 Puppy — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Puppy Linux est une distribution Linux disponible en Live CD. Puppy Love est un dessin animé de Mickey Mouse produit par Walt Disney. Skinny Puppy est un… …

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  • 13 puppy — pup|py S3 [ˈpʌpi] n plural puppies [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: poupée doll, toy , from an unrecorded poupe; PUPPET] 1.) a young dog ▪ a six month old puppy 2.) this/that puppy …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 puppy — noun (plural puppies) 1》 a young dog. 2》 dated a conceited or arrogant young man. 3》 informal, chiefly N. Amer. a person or thing of a specified kind: he s one sick puppy! Derivatives puppyhood noun puppyish adjective Origin C15: perh. from OFr …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 puppy — pup|py [ pʌpi ] noun count * a very young dog a. a very young CANINE (=an animal in the same group as dogs): wolf puppies this/that puppy AMERICAN SPOKEN used instead of the name of something, especially when you do not know what the thing is… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 puppy — [15] A puppy is etymologically a ‘toy’ dog. The word was borrowed from Old French popee ‘doll’, hence ‘toy’, which went back via Vulgar Latin *puppa (source of English puppet) to Latin pūpa ‘girl, doll’ (source of English pupa and pupil). The… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 17 puppy — [15] A puppy is etymologically a ‘toy’ dog. The word was borrowed from Old French popee ‘doll’, hence ‘toy’, which went back via Vulgar Latin *puppa (source of English puppet) to Latin pūpa ‘girl, doll’ (source of English pupa and pupil). The… …

    Word origins

  • 18 puppy — n. (pl. ies) 1 a young dog. 2 a conceited or arrogant young man. Phrases and idioms: puppy fat temporary fatness of a child or adolescent. puppy love = calf love (see CALF(1)). Derivatives: puppyhood n. puppyish adj. Etymology: ME perh. f. OF… …

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  • 19 puppy — noun (plural puppies) Etymology: Middle English popi, from Middle French poupée doll, toy, from *poupe Date: 1567 1. a young domestic dog; specifically one less than a year old 2. baby 4 < a computer that is one fast puppy > • puppyhood …

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  • 20 puppy — noun Puppy is used before these nouns: ↑dog, ↑fat, ↑love …

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