pussy
Pronunciation Noun

pussy (plural pussies)

  1. (informal, affectionate) A cat. [from 17th c.]
    • 2007, Liz Jones, "Are cats the new dogs?", The Independent, 17 Nov 07:
      And although, as someone recently said to me, they are not "designer" (she had expected my pussies to be expensive, with a pedigree), to me my cats are the most beautiful in the world.
  2. (colloquial, now rare) An affectionate term for a woman or girl, seen as having characteristics associated with cats such as sweetness. [from 16th c.]
    • 2010, Jojo Moyes, "Why love letters are better left unread", The Telegraph, 3 Jun 2010:
      If Lloyd George’s endearments to mistress Frances Stevenson – “My darling Pussy. You might phone… on Friday if you can come. Don’t let Hankey see you” – had been made similarly public, would he have maintained his own reputation as a towering statesman?
  3. (vulgar, slang) The female genitalia; the vulva and/or vagina. [from 17th c.]
    You have a lovely pussy!
  4. Anything soft and furry; a bloom form, or catkin, as on the pussy willow. [from 19th c.]
  5. (vulgar, slang, uncountable, normally in the phrase "to get some pussy") Sexual intercourse with a woman. [from 20th c.]
    I’m gonna get me some pussy tonight.
  6. (pejorative, vulgar, slang, chiefly North America) A coward; a weakling; an ineffectual, timid, or pathetic person. [from 20th c.]
    You're such a pussy!
  7. (dated) A game of tip-cat.
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  • Italian: peloso
  • Spanish: peludito
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pussy (comparative pussier, superlative pussiest)

  1. (medicine) Containing pus.
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pussy

  1. (slang, dated) Alternative form of pursy



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