adjective, pur·si·er, pur·si·est.
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Origin of pursy1
OTHER WORDS FROM pursypur·si·ly, adverbpur·si·ness, noun
Words nearby pursy
Definition for pursy (2 of 2)
adjective, purs·i·er, purs·i·est.
Example sentences from the Web for pursy
The generous living of Dawson had made him pursy, almost porcine.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service
They are pursy cherubs, of oleaginous appearance and of this-worldly, rather than of other-worldly paunch and deportment.The Smugglers|Charles G. Harper
He is fat and pursy, and must have had a good feed last night on some poor dead bullock.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier|James Inglis
"A traitor to his country, too," said a pursy little man opposite, snapping his jaws shut like a turtle.The Nest Builder|Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
He would have no such assemblage of the clergy until he should grow fat and pursy and need trouble to keep him in breath, he said.The Beginners of a Nation|Edward Eggleston.