purler

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/ (ˈpɜːlə) /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. purkinje fiber,
  2. purkinje layer,
  3. purkinje shift,
  4. purkinje's figures,
  5. purl,
  6. purlieu,
  7. purlin,
  8. purlin plate,
  9. purloin,
  10. purpart

noun

Australian slang something outstanding in its class

Word Origin for purler

of unknown origin

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