What is another word for puppyish?

28 synonyms found


[ pˈʌpɪɪʃ], [ pˈʌpɪɪʃ], [ p_ˈʌ_p_ɪ__ɪ_ʃ]

Synonyms for Puppyish:

How to use "Puppyish" in context?

Whenever people say "puppyish," they are usually referring to a person or thing that seems too young or inexperienced to be of any practical use. This often seems to be particularly true when it comes to people - it's often said that they act puppyish, or can easily be swayed by puppyish reasoning. Puppyishness can also be found in things - a car that seems too young or small for the street can also be described as being puppyish.

The word "puppy" itself has a rather strange history. Originally, it referred to a small animal kept by peasants as a pet.

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