puss


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puss 1

 (po͝os) Informal
n.
1. A cat.
2. Archaic A girl or young woman. Used as a term of endearment.
3. Offensive Slang A man regarded as weak, timid, or unmanly.

[Akin to Dutch poes and Middle Low German pūse, cat, probably ultimately imitative of calls used to attract cats .]

puss 2

 (po͝os)
n. Slang
1. The mouth.
2. The human face.

[Irish Gaelic pus, mouth, from Middle Irish bus, lip.]

puss

(pʊs)
n
1. (Animals) an informal name for a cat11 See also pussy11
2. slang a girl or woman
3. (Animals) an informal name for a hare
[C16: related to Middle Low German pūs, Dutch poes, Lithuanian puz]

puss

(pʊs)
n
1. the face
2. Irish a gloomy or sullen expression
[C17: from Irish pus]

puss1

(pʊs)

n.
1. a cat.
2. a girl.
[orig. uncertain]

puss2

(pʊs)

n. Slang.
1. face.
2. mouth.
[1880–85; < Irish pus mouth]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puss - obscene terms for female genitalspuss - obscene terms for female genitals  
female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fanny - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
2.puss - informal terms referring to a domestic cat
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis

puss

noun
1. Slang. The opening in the body through which food is ingested:
Slang: gob, trap.
2. Slang. The front surface of the head:
countenance, face, feature (often used in plural), muzzle, visage.
Informal: mug.
Slang: kisser, map, pan.
Translations
قِط
číča
mis
köttur
atsargiai elgtiskatytėkušysputytėvangstytis
kaķis, kaķītis
cic a

puss

[pʊs] N (= cat) → minino m, gatito m
Puss in BootsEl Gato con Botas

puss

[ˈpʊs] n (= cat) → minou m
"puss, puss!" (calling cat)"minou, minou, minou!"

puss

n (inf)Mieze f (inf), → Muschi f (inf); puss, puss!Miez, Miez!; Puss in Bootsder Gestiefelte Kater; she’s a sly puss (inf)sie ist ein schlaues Ding (inf)

puss

[pʊs] pussy [ˈpʊsɪ] n (fam) → micio/a

puss

(pus) noun
a cat.
pussy (pusi) plural pussies noun
1. a cat, especially a kitten.
2. (slang, vulgar) a woman thought of as a sex object; a fuck.
3. (slang, vulgar) a woman's vagina.
ˈpussyfoot verb
to behave in a wary or timid way.
References in classic literature ?
Laurence gave her a sharp look, and put on his spectacles, saying slowly, "You're a sly puss, but I don't mind being managed by you and Beth.
Boys started in and out of their places, playing at puss in the corner with other boys; there were laughing boys, singing boys, talking boys, dancing boys, howling boys; boys shuffled with their feet, boys whirled about him, grinning, making faces, mimicking him behind his back and before his eyes; mimicking his poverty, his boots, his coat, his mother, everything belonging to him that they should have had consideration for.
You're a deep little puss, you are," said Silas, with the mild passive happiness of love-crowned age in his face; "but you'll make yourself fine and beholden to Aaron.
Cheshire Puss,' she began, rather timidly, as she did not at all know whether it would like the name: however, it only grinned a little wider.
Puss here,' indicating his daughter, 'shall go to bed; and you and I will keep it up till all's blue.
It was in a fury, with its eyes savage, and all its hair bristling out like a cat's tail when puss is on the war path.
Perceiving that Grandfather's chair was empty, and having often before experienced its comforts, puss laid herself quietly down upon the cushion.
The little puss seems already to have airs enough to make a husband as miserable as it's a law of nature for a quiet man to be when he marries a beauty.
Some men are born to good luck: all they do or try to do comes right-- all that falls to them is so much gain--all their geese are swans--all their cards are trumps--toss them which way you will, they will always, like poor puss, alight upon their legs, and only move on so much the faster.
If you could look with her eyes you might see her surrounded with hundreds of figures performing complex dramas, with tragic and comic issues, long conversations, many characters, many ups and downs of fate,--and meantime it is only puss and her tail.
Her name was Sarah, so my husband always called puss the Sarah-cat," explained Aunt Jamesina.
Sly little puss, to make fun of us behind our backs," said Fan, rather nettled by Polly's quiet retaliation for many slights from herself and friends.