puppy

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puppy

a young dog; pup

Puppy

(dreams)
Puppies may represent playfulness, dependency, and carefree fun. Please look up Dog in order to obtain a full range of possible interpretations.
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She is a young, puppyish girl who will need plenty of play.
Praised by one reviewer as 'both earthily concrete and terrifyingly supernatural' (53), Cody's performance explored in depth the jouissance between the Dog's puppyish facade and the sadistic demon behind it.
Albert's jug-eared, puppyish charm provides a saving grace but the unnecessary laughter track is horribly irritating and obtrusive, especially when there's really nothing funny going on at all.
While the puppyish enthusiasm is all here, Boswell is consciously and purposefully more on public display.
Perceived as a child-like, puppyish innocence, Kathe embodies the feminine coyness and dependence by which Levy contrasts his own aggression and autonomy.
Pimlott, for example, has Onegin roll in the snow with puppyish joy after he encounters Tatyana again in Act III.
The only problem is that Sidney is still quite manic - he is only one and a half so he is pretty puppyish a lot of the time.
(Ages 4-8) This book follows a dog named Elfie from puppyish mischief through her declining years, and finally her death.
So it's a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them." Mattis, who is "responsible for developing Marine warfighting doctrine, techniques and tactics," is a man with a soft, puppyish, even endearing face very much at visual odds with the brutality of the statement.
His charm--issuing, seemingly, from a "puppyish desire for love"--quickly became legendary, adding to his persona.
He had a puppyish desire for love--surely a result of his parents' emotional neglect--that most people found irresistible.
IN CONVERSATION, as in performing, Garcia exudes an almost puppyish ardor; his brown eyes seem never to rest on any spot; words tumble from his mouth, in what seems like an attempt to summarize a life history in one extended sentence.