Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A cat.
  • n. Botany A fuzzy catkin, especially of the pussy willow.
  • n. Vulgar Slang The vulva.
  • n. Vulgar Slang Sexual intercourse with a woman.
  • n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a woman.
  • n. Slang A man regarded as weak, timid, or unmanly.
  • adj. Containing or resembling pus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Containing pus.
  • adj. Alternative form of pursy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See pursy.
  • n. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl.
  • n. A catkin of the pussy willow.
  • n. The game of tipcat; -- also called pussy cat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Filled with pus.
  • A dialectal form of pursy.
  • n. A diminutive of puss.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. informal terms referring to a domestic cat
  • n. obscene terms for female genitals
  • adj. containing pus

Etymologies

From pus + -y. (Wiktionary)
From puss + -y. (Wiktionary)

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