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noun as in young dog

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An 8-week-old puppy is roughly equal to a 9-month-old baby, but a year-old dog is closer to a 31-year-old human.

Going a little deeper, if your dog is stronger than you, or if you’re training a puppy, consider a front-clip or no-pull harness.

A one-year-old dog is adult enough to have puppies of its own.

Agree on a subject, like puppies or your favorite book characters and everyone can begin.

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From the beginning, as he recorded the introduced wolves’ pairings, puppies and the rise and fall of packs, he wished Yellowstone visitors and other passionate wolf fans also could follow the story lines.

Yeah, the “Giant man-puppy” that is Gronkowski won't hold a sexual candle to the blue-eyed dreamboat.

Who went to a school where she was allowed to take her puppy to gym class, and her best friend played the didgeridoo.

The plums came off the trees hot from the sun, and I had a cocker spaniel puppy that followed me everywhere I went.

I carried the puppy up the hill, stumbling under the weight.

A neighbor woman came out from behind her screen door and told me to leave the puppy out in the street.

Mr. Norwood was at home, and Jessie flew at him a good deal like an eager Newfoundland puppy.

I was flattering myself that the puppy was choosing my company to the hunt, for I always value the approval of a dog.

One of them, a mere puppy, with a beard of English cut and a gold chain, had been at Rio—and twice!

If I live through this breach of habit, I shall be a white-livered puppy indeed.

When Tiney first saw Leo, he was only a puppy, and I suppose was frightened at the sight of so large a dog.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to puppy, such as: dog, pup, whelp, animal, and canine.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.