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noun [countable] pup pronunciation in American English /pʌp/
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  1. 1
    a very young dog
    1. a.
      a very young canine (=an animal in the same group as dogs)

      a wolf/coyote pup

    2. b.
      a very young seal (=an animal that lives near the ocean) or similar animal
  2. 2
    old-fashioned a rude or unpleasant young man

    He’s an empty-headed young pup.


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