Puss vs Harass - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between puss and harass
is that puss
is (informal) a cat or puss
can be (slang) the mouth while harass
is (obsolete) devastation; waste.
As a verb harass is
to fatigue or to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From a Common (etyl) word for cat. Akin to (etyl) , West Frisian (m), (etyl) (m), (m), Danish (m), dialectal (etyl) (m), (etyl) (m).
Found also in several other European and Western Asian languages. Compare (etyl) (m).
(informal) A cat.
A girl or young woman.
(dated, hunting) A hare.
(vulgar, slang) Vulva (female genitalia).
- Our local theatre is showing Puss in Boots.
* (cat) moggie/moggy
Of (etyl) origin, from or akin to (etyl) .
(slang) The mouth.
- She gave him a slap in the puss .
* (mouth) cakehole, gob, mush, trap
To fatigue or to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts.
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, passage=No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or
To annoy endlessly or systematically; to molest.
* 1877 , (Anna Sewell), (Black Beauty) Chapter 23[http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Black_Beauty/23]
To put excessive burdens upon; to subject to anxieties.
- In my old home, I always knew that John and my master were my friends; but here, although in many ways I was well treated, I had no friend. York might have known, and very likely did know, how that rein harassed me; but I suppose he took it as a matter of course that could not be helped; at any rate nothing was done to relieve me.
- in the early 1940s.
* chivy or chivvy
* chevy or chevvy
(obsolete) devastation; waste
(obsolete) worry; harassment