Popsy vs Posy - What's the difference?

popsy | posy |


As nouns the difference between popsy and posy

is that popsy is (informal) grandfather or popsy can be (uk|slang|dated) a girl while posy is a flower; a bouquet; a nosegay.

popsy

English

Etymology 1

Noun

(head)
  • (informal) grandfather
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (popsies)
  • (UK, slang, dated) A girl.
  • Anagrams

    *

    posy

    English

    Noun

    (posies)
  • A flower; a bouquet; a nosegay.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage='Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.}}
  • A motto inscribed inside a ring.
  • * 1602 : , act III scene 2
  • Is this a prologue or the posy of a ring?

    See also

    * nosegay * corsage * bouquet