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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Breathing laboriously or convulsively.

Usage examples (35)
  • East long enough to get pursy and to lose his wind.
  • He not shall know to march, he is pursy, he is foundered.
  • He had wiry salt-and-pepper hair and a pursy look to his mouth.
  • He was middle-aged, pursy, and dressed with slap-dash ostentation. for more
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