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Punjab a region of Asia that is located partly in Pakistan and partly in northwestern India (usu. preceded by "the").
Punjabi a major language of the world originating in the Punjab, a region of Asia that is partly in Pakistan and partly in northern India. Punjabi is the main language spoken in Pakistan and one of the major languages spoken in India. [2 definitions]
puny very small or weak; feeble.
pup a young dog; puppy. [2 definitions]
pupa an insect in a middle stage of its development, after it is a larva. Pupas do not eat or move; they are changing into their adult form. Many kinds of insects, including butterflies, spend their time as a pupa inside a cocoon.
pupil1 a person who is taught by a teacher.
pupil2 the small, dark opening in the center of the eye. Light passes through the pupil into the eye.
puppet a doll that looks like a person or an animal. Some puppets move by being placed over a hand, and others move by strings held from above.
puppy a young dog, usually less than one year old
purchase to get by paying money for; buy. [3 definitions]
pure not mixed with anything else; made of only one substance. [4 definitions]
purebred having ancestors that are all the same breed of animal. [2 definitions]
purification the process of removing dirt, bacteria, or other unwanted elements; make pure. [2 definitions]
purify to make clean or pure.
Puritan a member of a group of Protestants in England in the 1500s and 1600s. The Puritans believed in simpler forms of worship and strict morals. Some Puritans came to live in what is now Massachusetts.
purple the color that comes from mixing red and blue paint. [2 definitions]
purpose a reason or plan that guides an action; design or goal. [3 definitions]
purposeful having a purpose. [2 definitions]
purposely on purpose; deliberately.
purr to make a soft, low, rumbling sound, like the one made by a happy cat. [2 definitions]
purse a pouch or bag made of leather, cloth, or a similar material, used for carrying money and other personal items; handbag. [4 definitions]