Share this entry

Share this page

pursy

Saltos de línea: pursy
Pronunciación: /ˈpəːsi
 
/

Definición de pursy en inglés:

adjetivo

archaic
1(Especially of a horse) short of breath; asthmatic.
2(Of a person) fat.
Example sentences
  • Turkey was a short, pursy Englishman of about my own age, that is, somewhere not far from sixty.

Origen

late Middle English: reduction of Anglo-Norman French porsif, alteration of Old French polsif, from polser 'breathe with difficulty', from Latin pulsare 'set in violent motion'.

Derivados

pursiness

1
sustantivo

Words that rhyme with pursy

arsy-versy, Circe, mercy, Percy

Definición de pursy en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing