Definition of Puppyisms
1. puppyism [n] - See also: puppyism
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puppyisms
Literary usage of Puppyisms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection from Her by Fanny Burney, Annie Raine Ellis (1907)
"... puppyisms of the Greek and Roman, and Gothic, and Moorish, and Ecclesiastic reigning fine gentlemen of the day with one an- ..."
2. English Society of the Eighteenth Century in Contemporary Art by Randall Davies (1907)
"To compare the vanities and puppyisms of the Greek and Roman, and Gothic, and Moorish, and ecclesiastic reigning fine gentlemen of the day with one another, ..."
3. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1854)
"He denounced these " puppyisms of education," as no less cruel to the girls than detrimental to the utility of domestic service; and advocated in its stead ..."
4. Remarks on the Statistics and Political Institutions of the United States by William Gore Ouseley (1832)
"... puppyisms of the silver-fork school. Americans may well be excused if their patience is somewhat taxed by the short-sighted and captious criticisms that ..."
5. A Frontiersman by Roger Pocock (1903)
"... relieved of the old anxiety as to food, I began shyly to uncurl, to find vent in those engaging puppyisms which are always so charming in the young. ..."