pursy

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pursy \Pur"sy\, adjective [OF. pourcif, poulsif, poussif, fr. pousser to push, thrust, heave, OF. also poulser: cf. F. pousse the heaves, asthma. See {Push}.] Fat and short-breathed; fat, short, and thick; swelled with pampering; as, pursy insolence. --Shak.

Pursy important he sat him down. --Sir W. Scot.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

pursy

adjective

1: breathing laboriously or convulsively [syn: {blown}, {pursy}, {short-winded}, {winded}]


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