pooch
1. noun
a) A dog

"Theres a pooch in the plastic where it got too hot."

b) A dog of mixed breed, a mongrel

"Her left sleeve has more pooch at the shoulder than the right."

2. verb
To distend, to swell or extend beyond normal limits; usually used with "out":

"Inflate that tire too much and the tube may pooch out of the cut in the sidewall."


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