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change purse Syllabification: change purse
Pronunciation: /CHānj pərs/

Definition of change purse in English:


North American
A small strapless purse used for carrying money.
Example sentences
  • I took my change purse out of my pocketbook and scowled.
  • Also I couldn't pick up change out of a change purse.
  • Focus your attention on a change purse full of money: What things could we buy with this money?

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