purse: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pûrs), [key]
— n., v., pursed, purs•ing.
- a woman's handbag or pocketbook.
- a small bag, pouch, or case for carrying money.
- anything resembling a purse in appearance, use, etc.
- a sum of money offered as a prize or reward.
- a sum of money collected as a present or the like.
- money, resources, or wealth.
- to contract into folds or wrinkles; pucker: to purse one's lips.
- to put into a purse.
- purse (Thesaurus)