Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary




Synonyms and Antonyms of purse

  1. a container for carrying money and small personal items <I left my purse at home, so I can't buy anything after all> Synonyms bag, handbag, pocketbook Related Words clutch, clutch bag, minaudière; billfold, wallet; compact, vanity; poke, pouch, sack; shoulder bag

Learn More about purse

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up purse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).