Puppyism Pup"py*ism, n. Extreme meanness, affectation, conceit, or impudence. --A. Chalmers. [1913 Webster]

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  • puppyism — pup·py·ism …   English syllables

  • puppyism — ēˌizəm noun ( s) : the quality or state of being a puppy …   Useful english dictionary

  • conceit — Synonyms and related words: abstract thought, act of thought, affectation, aggressive self confidence, amour propre, aphorism, apothegm, apprehension, arrogance, assume, assumption, assurance, attitude, bee, believe, bluster, boast, boastfulness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Affectation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Affectation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 affectation affectation Sgm: N 1 affectedness affectedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 acting a part acting a part &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 pretense pretense &c.(falsehood) 544 …   English dictionary for students

  • puppy n — Dogmatism is puppyism come to its full growth …   English expressions

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