There are 2 definitions of puss in English:

puss1

Syllabification: puss
Pronunciation: /po͝os
 
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noun

informal
  • 1A cat (especially as a form of address): you naughty little puss!
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    • While licking its claws, puss leaves a collection of the organism there, which in turn becomes yours when the cat scratches you.
    • I sat next to puss on the couch again but Sam never left the door.
    • This does not amuse either puss who associate feathered birds with fair game and dinner.
  • 1.1A playful or coquettish girl or young woman: you old snuggle puss
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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 definitions of puss in English:

puss2

Syllabification: puss
Pronunciation: /
 
po͝os/

noun

informal
  • A person’s face or mouth.
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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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