nouninformal , chiefly British
- 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.
Words that rhyme with pussschuss, wuss
nounIrish & 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
More example sentences
- 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.
Late 19th century: from Irish pus 'lip, mouth'.
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