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noun as in tote for carrying personal items

noun as in award; winnings

verb as in press together


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I learned to stuff down my emotions with handful after handful of cereal or clandestine candy bars, wrappers crumpled in my purse.

HighSpeedDaddyIt can be hard to find a lunch box that doesn’t look like a purse or a toy.

I have a stick that stays on my vanity at home, and since it’s small enough to throw in a purse, I keep one in my pool bag too.

This pick comes with scientific guidance on feeding and can fit in your purse.

This item fits neatly in your bag or purse and provides the occasional dew when you need it the most.

On one summer lunch hour, Donna Ann Levonuk, 50, lifted a tub of diaper cream priced at $43.98—and then stashed it in her purse.

The padlocked door down the hall was now open, and I found my purse.

She retrieved a cigarette from her purse and lit it without moving her face away from the screen.

Available at La Boîte SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap Purse, $70 We can all agree the dorky passport holders and money bags have got to go.

These are longer than traditional ads, mini-stories, designed to pull at heart- as well as purse strings.

Absently his hands wandered through the pockets, and found his purse and the money in an outside pocket.

I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.

Ernest called out; "you have forgotten your money;" and he held out a purse, but the man was gone.

A Cremona Violin is, to a rich amateur, a loadstone that is sure to attract the shining metal from the depths of his purse.

She did not smile as she opened a black purse and produced an envelope which she handed to Delancy.

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purse, such as: bag, handbag, pocket, pocketbook, pouch, and wallet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.