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, puppy     (figurative)   braggart, cub, jackanapes, popinjay, whelp, whippersnapper, young dog  
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  ( pups    plural  )
1       n-count   A pup is a young dog.   (=puppy)  
I'll get you an Alsatian pup for Christmas.     
2       n-count   The young of some other animals, for example seals, are called pups.  
oft n N  
Two thousand grey seal pups are born there every autumn.     

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pulp, pump, pupil, puppy

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