purler

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purler

(ˈpɜːlə)
n
informal a headlong or spectacular fall (esp in the phrase come a purler)

purler

(ˈpɜːlə)
n
slang Austral something outstanding in its class
[of unknown origin]
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purler

[ˈpɜːləʳ] N to come a purlercaer pesadamente, caer aparatosamente (fig) → fracasar estrepitosamente, darse un batacazo
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