Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf v. - Birth.

Usage examples (31)
  • At the word whelp, he cuffed him with his hammerlike fist, and Miner went down in a heap.
  • While he fights to destroy us, at holding his whelp!
  • A lion's whelp should not be reared within the city.
  • 'Not pleasing is that treatment of a tender whelp, O for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.