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[poo d] /pʊd/
noun, Chiefly British Informal.
Origin of pud
by apocope


pickup and delivery. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the Web for pud
Historical Examples
  • "I wonder if pud found any traces of his bear thief," laughed Bob.

    Bob Hunt in Canada George W. Orton
  • pud Stoneham and the rest of em are down in a little hollow just below us.

    The Motor Boys Overland Clarence Young
  • pud Stoneham, at your service, and the dark man bowed with elaborate grace, a sneering smile spreading over his face.

    The Motor Boys Overland Clarence Young
  • Well, Dock could beat him if he was in training, said pud doggedly.

    Jack Ranger's Gun Club Clarence Young
  • You've lots of nerve, pud, and that's all that's necessary in a pinch.

    Bob Hunt in Canada George W. Orton
  • pud was busy making snowballs and storing them under his arm.

  • Well, Im glad you didnt come to the house with the intention of burning it, pud, he exclaimed.

  • You hung every sort of thing onto it, and now it is fallen, weighing at least three pud.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • Finally the horses were stopped and pud at last came up puffing, blowing and sweating.

    Bob Hunt in Canada George W. Orton
  • pud was waiting for Bill the next morning at the school gate.

    Bob Hunt in Canada George W. Orton
British Dictionary definitions for pud


(Brit, informal) short for pudding
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Word Origin and History for pud

slang for "penis," 1939 (in James Joyce), according to OED and DAS from pudding in the same slang sense (1719); from the original "sausage" sense of pudding (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for pud



  1. The penis (1939+)
  2. An obnoxious person; dork, jerk: A dexter, that's your asi nerd, dork, or pud (1980s+ Teenagers)

Related Terms

pull one's pud

[fr slang sense of pudding]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for pud


peptic ulcer disease
planned unit development
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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