adjective see puppy

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  • puppylike — adjective Resembling a puppy. The image is of the young boy next door: sad, thoughtful, pretty, and puppylike. Lyrically his songs are about being let down and stood up, about loneliness …   Wiktionary

  • puppylike — adjective characteristic of a puppy • Syn: ↑puppyish • Similar to: ↑young, ↑immature …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • puppy — puppyhood, puppydom, n. puppyish, adj. puppylike, adj. /pup ee/, n., pl. puppies. 1. a young dog, esp. one less than a year old. 2. Fox Hunting. a foxhound that has hunted regularly for less than one season. 3. pup (def. 2). 4. a presuming,… …   Universalium

  • soft-coated wheaten terrier — /sawft koh tid, soft / one of an Irish breed of medium sized sporting terriers having an abundant, soft, medium length coat, any shade of wheat in color, with its head and face profusely covered with coat. [1945 50] * * * ▪ breed of dog  breed of …   Universalium

  • beardless — Synonyms and related words: acomous, bald, bald headed, boyish, boylike, calflike, childish, childlike, clean shaven, coltish, depilous, girlish, girllike, glabrous, hairless, kiddish, maiden, maidenly, puerile, puplike, puppyish, puppylike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • boyish — Synonyms and related words: adolescent, airy, attenuate, attenuated, beardless, boylike, calflike, childish, childlike, coltish, delicate, diaphanous, diluted, ethereal, fine, fine drawn, finespun, flimsy, frail, gauzy, girlish, girllike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • childish — Synonyms and related words: arrested, asinine, babish, babyish, backward, beardless, boyish, boylike, calflike, childlike, coltish, decrepit, doddering, doddery, doited, doting, fatuous, foolish, girlish, girllike, immature, inexperienced,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • childlike — Synonyms and related words: angelic, artless, babish, babyish, beardless, blameless, bluff, blunt, born yesterday, boyish, boylike, calflike, candid, childish, clear, coltish, confiding, credulous, decrepit, dependent, depending, direct,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coltish — Synonyms and related words: animated, antic, beardless, boyish, boylike, calflike, capersome, childish, childlike, elvish, exuberant, frisky, frolicsome, full of beans, gamesome, gay, girlish, girllike, hearty, impish, kiddish, kittenish, larkish …   Moby Thesaurus

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