Definition of PURSE

noun : PURSE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse; "he made the contribution out of his own purse"; "he and his wife shared a common purse" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a small bag for carrying money ;

  • 4. (

    ) a sum of money offered as a prize; "the purse barely covered the winner's expenses" ;

verb : PURSE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) contract one's lips into a rounded shape ;

  • 2. (

    ) gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones's lips" ;


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