pur sang

adjective \(ˈ)pu̇(ə)r¦säⁿ\

Definition of pur sang

  1. :  being such beyond a doubt or to the utmost degree :  pure-blooded —used postpositively the contemplative poet pur sang — Louise Bogan denounce him as a fascist pur sang — Thomas Mann

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Origin and Etymology of pur sang

French pur-sang thoroughbred animal, from pur pure + sang blood, from Latin sanguis


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