Synonyms for pussy

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"And I thank you, too, Wiseli," said Pussy; for she would not be behind the others in her thanks.

When the little thing is gentle and good, then I call her 'Pussy.'

Why do you make such a deafening noise, you pussy cat, there behind the stove?

Otto and Pussy also paid several visits, armed with dainties for their favorite.

Otto and Pussy had taken their seats, full of excitement and expectancy.

The stick remained in the air, and Pussy came back to the house like an 'artichoke.'

He rose slowly from his corner, and followed Otto out of the barn behind Pussy.

But Joggi shook his head, and followed close to Pussy's heels.

There were the sugar-sticks, and the pussy, and the boy-brother, and finally her prayers to say.

But Pussy Willow was her constant companion, and to Pussy she told everything.

WORD ORIGIN

"cat," 1726, diminutive of puss (n.1), also used of a rabbit (1715). As a term of endearment for a girl or woman, from 1580s (also used of effeminate men). To play pussy was World War II RAF slang for "to take advantage of cloud cover, jumping from cloud to cloud to shadow a potential victim or avoid recognition."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PUSSY

cat

nounfeline animal, sometimes a pet

cunt

nounvagina or woman (used offensively)
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