There are 2 main definitions of puss in English:

puss1

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Pronunciation: /pʊs
 
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noun

informal , chiefly British
1A cat.
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  • At the grand old age of 22, Wilhemina the puss has enjoyed more than her share of cat lives.
  • Between 10 and 15 cats, including a pregnant puss, have been found dead near the intersection of Balmain Rd and Moore St in the past year.
  • Apparently, her puss Fang soon tires of any particular flavor and makes life difficult at meal times.
1.1 [usually with modifier] A playful or coquettish girl or young woman.
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  • All the better for hearing that you're safe and well, puss.
  • What made you think there's an intruder, puss?
  • ‘Don't get all huffy, puss,’ Louis said gently.

Origin

early 16th century: probably from Middle Low German pūs (also pūskatte) or Dutch poes, of unknown origin.

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There are 2 main definitions of puss in English:

puss2

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Pronunciation: /pʊs
 
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noun

Irish & Scottish
A person’s face, mouth, or expression: they hush up with little smiles on their pusses look at the long puss on him—you’d think he’d be happy for his brother
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  • There was nothing more exasperating than the snug puss of my Dublin work colleague as he entered the office the morning after.
  • He had a right puss on him when he lifted it down off the stool.
  • Everybody says she always had a puss on her face, and I always smiled.

Origin

late 19th century: from Irish pus 'lip, mouth'.

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