Definition of Puler

1. n. One who pules; one who whines or complains; a weak person.



Definition of Puler

1. one that pules [n -S] - See also: pules

Lexicographical Neighbors of Puler

pulchrified
pulchrifies
pulchrify
pulchrifying
pulchritude
pulchritudes
pulchritudinous
pulchritudinously
pulchrous
puldron
puldrons
pule
puled
pulegone
puler (current term)
pulers
pules
puli
pulicene
pulicide
pulicides
pulicine
pulier
puliest
pulik
puling
pulingly
pulings
pulis

Literary usage of Puler

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1854)
"The tools necessary for engraving, are the oil- rubber, burnisher, scraper, oil-stone, needles, and puler, ..."

2. Gazetteer and Business Directory of Windham County, Vt., 1724-1884 by Hamilton Child (1884)
"Samuel Brooks Jr., married Lucretia puler, of this town and settled on road 10, ... His first wife was Rachel puler, and his second, Nancy Johnson, ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"G. If she be pale of complexion, she will prove hut a puler ; is she high coloured, an ill cognizance. £-.1617. FLETCHER and others, Knight of Malta, ii. 3. ..."

4. A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar: In the Beginning of by Duarte Barbosa (1866)
"puler. There is another lower sect of gentiles called puler.2 These are held as excommunicated and accursed ; they live in 1 Ramusio, Revoler ; Lisbon ed., ..."

5. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"There is another lower sort of gentiles called puler. . . . They do not speak to the naira except for a long way off, as far as they can be heard speaking ..."

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