Definition of Purty

1. Adjective. (informal) (dialect form of pretty) ¹



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Definition of Purty

1. pretty [adj -TIER, -TIEST] - See also: pretty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purty

pursuings
pursuit
pursuite
pursuiter
pursuites
pursuits
pursuivant
pursuivants
pursy
purtenance
purtenances
purtier
purtiest
purtraid
purtrayd
purty (current term)
purulence
purulences
purulencies
purulency
purulent
purulent bronchitis
purulent pleurisy
purulently
purum
purvalanol
purvey
purveyance
purveyances
purveyed

Literary usage of Purty

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1. Devonshire & Other Original Poems: With Some Account of Ancient Customs by Elias Tozer (1873)
"I heerd the birds a-zinging, as I coni'd up droo the lane, And I thort they zed " Giles, Giles, thee shalt ha thy purty Jane." Ah ! ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1899)
"I s'pose it 's the dress—hey, purty?" The old man sat at the head of his table, ... We could n't keep house 'thout purty. She 's allers lively and pleasant, ..."

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