Definition of puppy-like in English:

puppy-like

adverb

  • Like a puppy; in the manner of a puppy.

adjective

  • Resembling or characteristic of a puppy.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Davies. From puppy + -like. With the use as adjective compare puppyish.

Pronunciation

puppy-like

/ˈpʌpɪlʌɪk/