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pursy Line breaks: pursy
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːsi/

Definition of pursy in English:


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.


Pronunciation: /ˈpəːsɪnəs/


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'.

Words that rhyme with pursy

arsy-versy, Circe, mercy, Percy
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