Puns vs Puss - What's the difference?

puns | puss |


As nouns the difference between puns and puss

is that puns is while puss is (informal) a cat or puss can be (slang) the mouth.

As a verb puns

is (pun).

puns

English

Noun

(head) (p)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (pun)
  • Anagrams

    * spun

    puss

    English

    Etymology 1

    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).

    Noun

    (es)
  • (informal) A cat.
  • Our local theatre is showing Puss in Boots.
  • A girl or young woman.
  • (dated, hunting) A hare.
  • (vulgar, slang) Vulva (female genitalia).
  • Synonyms
    * (cat) moggie/moggy

    Etymology 2

    Of (etyl) origin, from or akin to (etyl) .

    Noun

    (es)
  • (slang) The mouth.
  • She gave him a slap in the puss .
    Synonyms
    * (mouth) cakehole, gob, mush, trap

    Anagrams

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