purty

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purty (comparative purtier, superlative purtiest)

  1. (informal) Eye dialect spelling of pretty.

Adverb[edit]

purty (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of pretty.
    • 2004, Randall Williams, Weren't No Good Times: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Alabama, John F. Blair, Publisher ISBN 9780895872845, page 114
      They treated us purty good but we had to work hard.
    • 1988, Herbert M. Sutherland, Tall Tales of the Devil's Apron, The Overmountain Press ISBN 9780932807274, page 97
      Wall, be that as it may, ol' Hosshead was a purty good citizen in his day, an' he shore did make Juneybell toe the mark.

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