Definition of Pussy

1. Noun. Obscene terms for female genitals.




2. Adjective. Containing pus. "A purulent wound"
Exact synonyms: Purulent
Similar to: Infected, Septic
Derivative terms: Purulence, Purulency

3. Noun. Informal terms referring to a domestic cat.

Definition of Pussy

1. n. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl.

2. a. See Pursy.

Definition of Pussy

1. Adjective. (medicine) Containing pus. ¹

2. Noun. (context: colloquial now rare) An affectionate term for a woman or girl, seen as having characteristics associated with cats such as sweetness. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

3. Noun. (informal) An affectionate term for a cat. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (vulgar slang) The female genitalia; the vulva or vagina. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

5. Noun. Anything soft and furry; a bloom form, or catkin, as on the pussy willow. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

6. Noun. (vulgar slang uncountable) Sexual intercourse with a woman. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

7. Noun. (context: vulgar slang chiefly North America) A coward, a weakling; someone unable to stand up for himself. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pussy

1. full of pus [adj -SIER, -SIEST] / a cat [n PUSSIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pussy

pussers
pusses
pussier
pussies
pussiest
pussification
pussified
pussifies
pussify
pussifying
pussley
pussleys
pusslies
pusslike
pussly
pussy (current term)
pussy's-paw
pussy-boy
pussy-boys
pussy-cat
pussy-cats
pussy-paw
pussy-paws
pussy-whip
pussy-whipped
pussy bow
pussy cat
pussy eating
pussy juice
pussy juices

Literary usage of Pussy

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1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"THE OWL AND THE pussy-CAT THE Owl and the pussy-Cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat: They took some honey, and plenty of money Wrapped up in a ..."

2. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson (1889)
"And soft und low the South wind blows, ''Come, pussy!" is the South wind's And through the bare fields calling goes, call— "Come, pussy! pussy Willow! ..."

3. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"THE OWL AND THE pussy-CAT EDWARD LEAR The Owl and the pussy-Cat went to sea ... What a beautiful pussy you are!" pussy said to the Owl, "You elegant fowl, ..."

4. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"THE OWL AND THE pussy-CAT EDWARD LEAR The Owl and the pussy-Cat went to sea ... What a beautiful pussy you are!" pussy said to the Owl, "You elegant fowl, ..."

5. Nature in Verse: A Poetry Reader for Children by Mary Isabella Lovejoy (1895)
"pussy Willow! Within your close, brown wrapper stir; Come out and show your ... pussy Willow! " Soon red will bud the maple trees, The bluebirds will be ..."

6. Child Life: A Collection of Poems edited by John Greenleaf Whittier (1873)
"THE Owl and the pussy-Cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat; They took some honey, and plenty of money Wrapped up in a five-pound note. ..."

7. Teaching Poetry in the Grades by Margaret Winifred Haliburton (1911)
"THE OWL AND THE pussy-CAT The Owl and the pussy-Cat went to sea In a ... The Owl looked up to the moon above, And sang to a small guitar, " O lovely pussy! ..."

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