Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl.
  • noun A catkin of the pussy willow.
  • noun The game of tipcat; -- also called pussy cat.
  • noun (Bot.) any kind of willow having large cylindrical catkins clothed with long glossy hairs, especially the American Salix discolor; -- called also glaucous willow, and swamp willow.
  • adjective Colloq. or Low See pursy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective medicine Containing pus.
  • adjective slang, dated Alternative form of pursy.

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

  • noun informal terms referring to a domestic cat
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
  • adjective containing pus

Etymologies

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From puss + -y.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From pus + -y.

Examples

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  • Awww, come on WordNET, stick a cat in your pipe and smoke it.

    A small village near Moûtiers, France.

    January 1, 2008

  • The sentences displayed are not a good snapshot of its meaning.

    June 5, 2009

  • Needs an additional IPA for the second pronunciation.

    June 5, 2009

  • A pussy foot can be an omen -
    Remember ex ungue leonem.
    The essence of Trump's
    Expressed in those stumps.
    Let Pussy become his cognomen.

    July 27, 2016