purler

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/ (ˈpɜːlə) /

noun

informal a headlong or spectacular fall (esp in the phrase come a purler)

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British Dictionary definitions for purler (2 of 2)

purler2
/ (ˈpɜːlə) /

noun

Australian slang something outstanding in its class

Word Origin for purler

of unknown origin
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