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Pup vs Pud - What's the difference?

pup | pud |

As nouns the difference between pup and pud

is that pup is a young dog, wolf, fox, seal, shark and some other animals while pud is pudding (either sweet or savoury).

As a verb pup

is to give birth to pups.



(wikipedia pup)


(en noun)
  • A young dog, wolf, fox, seal, shark and some other animals.
  • The dog has had that bed since he was just a pup .
  • A young, inexperienced person.
  • The new teacher is a mere pup .
  • Any cute dog, regardless of age.
  • My pup likes to run as fast as he can, yet cannot always stop in time!
  • A short semi-trailer used jointly with a dolly and another semi-trailer to create a twin trailer.
  • Verb

  • To give birth to pups.
  • See also

    * puppy * pup tent English palindromes ----



    Etymology 1

    Clipped form of pudding.


    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) Pudding (either sweet or savoury).
  • (slang) Penis.
  • * 1982 , (TC Boyle), Water Music , Penguin 2006, p. 387:
  • Standing there, half-awake, pud in hand, he feels washed out and hungover, though he hasn't touched a drop in weeks.
    Derived terms
    * pudknocker

    Etymology 2

    Origin unknown.


    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) Child's hand; child's fist.
  • (Lamb)

    Etymology 3


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