One of the young of a dog or a beast of prey; a puppy; a cub; as, a lion's whelps.
- A young offspring of a mammal, such as a dog or wolf.
- A child; a youth.
- An impudent young fellow.
- A tooth of a sprocket wheel.
- Nautical Any of the ridges on the barrel of a windlass or capstan.
- To give birth to whelps or a whelp.
- To give birth to (whelps or a whelp).