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possy

[pos-ee]
noun, plural pos·sies. Australian.
  1. possie.
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possie

or pos·sy

[pos-ee]
noun Australian.
  1. a job; position.
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Origin of possie

First recorded in 1915–20; shortening and alteration of position
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Examples from the Web for possy

Historical Examples

  • So we couldn't have our children dirty and sinful too, you know, Possy!

    Five Mice in a Mouse-trap

    Laura E. Richards

  • "My dear friend," exclaimed Possy, blindly moving his king into check.

    When I Grow Up

    Richard E. Lowe

  • "Just this," Possy said, leaning forward to give emphasis to his words.

    When I Grow Up

    Richard E. Lowe

  • Possy paused, inferentially transferring the question to his friend.

    When I Grow Up

    Richard E. Lowe

  • Possy went quickly to the door, opened it and called, "Herbux, come in."

    When I Grow Up

    Richard E. Lowe


British Dictionary definitions for possy

possie

pozzy

noun
  1. Australian and NZ informal a place; positionif we're early for the film we'll get a good possie at the back
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