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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.