[ poz-ee ]

noun,plural pos·sies.Australian.
  1. a variant of possie.

Origin of possy

First recorded in 1915–20

Words Nearby possy

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How to use possy in a sentence

  • A sergeant was in a "possy" (the soldier's term for his position in the firing-line and dugout) watching a party of Turks digging.

    Australia in Arms | Phillip F.E. Schuler
  • They called each other possy and Smithy and got together once a week to play chess and exchange views on the universe in general.

    When I Grow Up | Richard E. Lowe
  • As Smithy's eyes widened, possy said dramatically: "Smithy, that boy killed this cat with a glance."

    When I Grow Up | Richard E. Lowe
  • But then I said to myself, 'possy, they are a bunch of dunderheaded old fossils over there.

    When I Grow Up | Richard E. Lowe
  • Two men were in each possy, one firing and the other loading for him, so that a constant fire was kept up.