pursy

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English pursif "short of breath, asthmatic", probably from Old French pousser "to push; to breathe with difficulty".

Adjective[edit]

pursy (comparative pursier, superlative pursiest)

  1. Out of breath; short of breath, especially due to fatness.
  2. Fat.

Etymology 2[edit]

From purse (pucker) +‎ -y and purse (small bag for carrying money) +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

pursy (comparative pursier, superlative pursiest)

  1. Puckered.
  2. Purse-proud, vain about one's wealth.

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