Puppy

puppy

Origin: F. Poupee doll, puppet. See Puppet, and cf. Pup.

1. (Science: zoology) The young of a canine animal, especially. Of the common dog; a whelp.

2. A name of contemptuous reproach for a conceited and impertinent person. I found my place taken by an ill-bred, awkward puppy with a money bag under each arm. (Addison)


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