Purly vs Pursy - What's the difference?

purly | pursy |


As a noun purly

is .

As an adverb purly

is .

As an adjective pursy is

out of breath; short of breath, especially due to fatness or pursy can be puckered.

purly

English

Noun

(head)
  • Adverb

    (head)
  • pursy

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) pursif "short of breath, asthmatic", probably from (etyl) pousser "to push; to breathe with difficulty".

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • out of breath; short of breath, especially due to fatness
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  • *:now breathless wrong / Shall sit and pant in your great chairs of ease, / And pursy insolence shall break his wind / With fear and horrid flight.
  • fat
  • *1824 , Washington Irwing, Tales of a Traveler , :
  • *:It was a long winding ascent, and obliged him every now and then to stop and blow and wipe his forehead with many a pish! and phew! being rather pursy and short of wind.
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • puckered
  • purse-proud, vain about one's wealth
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