I, too, who could live happy in a garret, if this purse-proud England would but allow one to exist within one's income.
He was a corpulent, florid man, purse-proud, and self-sufficient.
That is why I took such a dislike to Headingly—the people there were so terribly exclusive and purse-proud.'
He doesn't know how to be rude, or ill bred, or purse-proud.
purse-proud, ambitious, condescending to a degree—a woman who would achieve what she set out to do at all hazards.
I can't, for the soul of me, bring myself to say that Bursal's not purse-proud, and you can.
That purse-proud ex-linendraper, Mr. Yardley, with the yellow liveries, and the wife in red velvet?
They were not only vulgar and rich, but purse-proud and conceited as well.
Oh, bloated plutocrat, purse-proud millionaire, I always happen to want it!
Have they become beggars themselves—the haughty, purse-proud people?