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Wordnet 3.0


1. breathing laboriously or convulsively;
[syn: blown, pursy, short-winded, winded]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pursy \Pur"sy\, a. [OF. pourcif, poulsif, poussif, fr. pousser to push, thrust, heave, OF. also poulser: cf. F. pousse the heaves, asthma. See Push.] Fat and short-breathed; fat, short, and thick; swelled with pampering; as, pursy insolence. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Pursy important he sat him down. --Sir W. Scot. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pursy adj 1: breathing laboriously or convulsively [syn: blown, pursy, short-winded, winded]