Definition of Whelp

1. Noun. Young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf.

Exact synonyms: Pup
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal
Specialized synonyms: Puppy
Derivative terms: Pup



2. Verb. Birth. "The dog whelped"
Exact synonyms: Pup
Generic synonyms: Bear, Birth, Deliver, Give Birth, Have
Derivative terms: Pup

Definition of Whelp

1. n. One of the young of a dog or a beast of prey; a puppy; a cub; as, a lion's whelps.

2. v. i. To bring forth young; -- said of the female of the dog and some beasts of prey.

3. v. t. To bring forth, as cubs or young; to give birth to.

4. n. One of the young of a dog or a beast of prey; a puppy; a cub; as, a lion's whelps.

5. v. i. To bring forth young; -- said of the female of the dog and some beasts of prey.

6. v. t. To bring forth, as cubs or young; to give birth to.

Definition of Whelp

1. Noun. the young of a mammal, especially of a dog or wolf. ¹

2. Noun. an insolent youth. ¹

3. Noun. one of several wooden strips to prevent wear on a windlass on a clipper-era ship. ¹

4. Noun. a tooth on a sprocket wheel (compare sprocket, def. 2; cog, def. 1). ¹

5. Verb. to give birth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whelp

1. to give birth to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Whelp

1. To bring forth young; said of the female of the dog and some beasts of prey. Origin: Whelped; Whelping. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whelp

wheezy
wheft
whefts
whelk
whelk stall
whelk stalls
whelked
whelkier
whelkiest
whelks
whelky
whelm
whelmed
whelming
whelms
whelp (current term)
whelped
whelping
whelpless
whelps
whemmel
whemmle
whemmled
whemmles
whemmling
when
when'd
when's
when, as, and if
when Hell freezes over

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