Purdy vs Purey - What's the difference?

purdy | purey |


As an adjective purdy

is (us|slang) pretty.

As a noun purey is

a marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.

purdy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (US, slang) Pretty.
  • Yes sirree, you're the purdiest li'l thing I ever did see.
    Why you got a purdy mouth boy.

    purey

    English

    Noun

    (s)
  • A marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.
  • *1957 , , 1991 LB Books edition, page 76,
  • *:... an unclouded blue marble (known to marble shooters, at least in the twenties, as a "purey "),...