Definition of Purply

1. Adjective. Of or having somewhat of a purple blee or hue. ¹



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Definition of Purply

1. purplish [adj] - See also: purplish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purply

purpleness
purpler
purples
purplest
purplewood
purplewoods
purplier
purpliest
purpling
purplish
purplish blue
purplish pink
purplish red
purplishly
purplishness
purply (current term)
purport
purported
purported(a)
purportedly
purporting
purportless
purports
purpose
purpose-built
purpose-made
purpose statement
purposed
purposedly
purposeful

Literary usage of Purply

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1. Art and I by Charles Lewis Hind (1920)
"The panelled walls are a beautiful purply grey discreetly relieved with gold lines, an excellent background for most pictures. The walls are a rare colour ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
""Both colors in the pair are horrid to me; one perhaps less than the other because 'less like purply' I said, but I really think it was a purely affective ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1884)
"This insect, which I call "Adonis' Moth," is purply red and blue, the latter shade a very unusual one in the ornamentation of these ..."

4. Journal of the Waterloo Campaign: Kept Throughout the Campaign of 1815 by CavaliƩ Mercer (1870)
"... in the effect under which they are seen, and the delicious tones of the aerial perspective gradually melting into the purply tints of extreme distance. ..."

5. Storied Windows: A Traveller's Introduction to the Study of Old Church Glass by Arthur J. de Havilland Bushnell (1914)
"Jesse has a ruby robe ground out in parts and stained yellow; his sleeves and skirt are purply grey; the field behind him is emerald green. ..."

6. The Tower of the Mirrors: And Other Essays on the Spirit of Places by Vernon Lee (1914)
"On the other side was the purply brown of the marsh, with wide ponds and streams reflecting the sky, and reeds where the grey cattle drank. ..."

7. The Tower of the Mirrors: And Other Essays on the Spirit of Places by Vernon Lee (1914)
"On the other side was the purply brown of the marsh, with wide ponds and streams reflecting the sky, and reeds where the grey cattle drank. ..."

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