puss

noun (1)
\ ˈpu̇s How to pronounce puss (audio) \

Definition of puss

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : cat
2 : girl

puss

noun (2)

Definition of puss (Entry 2 of 2)

slang
: face

First Known Use of puss

Noun (1)

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for puss

Noun (1)

origin unknown

Noun (2)

Irish pus mouth

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“Puss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puss. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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