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pursy

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adjective, pur·sy \ˈpə-sē, ˈpər-sē\

Definition of pursy

pursierpursiest

  1. 1 :  short-winded especially because of corpulence

  2. 2 :  fat

pursiness noun


Origin of pursy

Middle English pursi, pursif, from Anglo-French porsif, alteration of *polsif, from Old French pousser to exert pressure, breathe heavily — more at push


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with pursy


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pursy

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adjective, pur·sy \ˈpər-sē\

Definition of pursy

pursierpursiest

  1. 1 :  having a puckered appearance

  2. 2 :  purse-proud



Origin of pursy

1purse


First Known Use: 1552


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