Pup vs. Puppy

Pup vs. Puppy — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Pup and Puppy

Pupnoun

A young dog, wolf, fox, seal, or shark, or the young of certain other animals.

The dog has had that bed since he was just a pup.

Puppynoun

A young dog, especially before sexual maturity (12-18 months)

Pupnoun

A young, inexperienced person.

The new teacher is a mere pup.

Puppynoun

A young rat.

Pupnoun

Any cute dog, regardless of age.

My pup likes to run as fast as he can, yet cannot always stop in time!

Puppynoun

A young seal.

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Pupnoun

A short semi-trailer used jointly with a dolly and another semi-trailer to create a twin trailer.

Puppynoun

A woman’s breast.

Pupverb

(intransitive) To give birth to pups.

Puppynoun

(informal) A (generic) thing; particularly something that is a nuisance; a sucker.

I have another two dozen of these puppies to finish before I can go home.

Pupnoun

young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf

Puppynoun

A conceited and impertinent person, especially a young man.

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Pupnoun

an inexperienced young person

Puppyverb

(transitive) To bring forth whelps or give birth to pups.

Pupverb

birth;

the dog whelped

Puppynoun

young dog

Puppynoun

an inexperienced young person