What is another word for purse?

Pronunciation: [pˈɜːs] (IPA)

The word "purse" can be replaced with a variety of synonyms, depending on the context. In some cases, "wallet" or "billfold" may be more appropriate when referring to a smaller, more compact item used to hold cash and cards. "Handbag" or "tote" may be used when referring to a larger, more versatile bag used to carry a variety of items. "Clutch" is a term often used to describe a smaller, formal bag typically carried in the evening or for special occasions. Other possible synonyms for "purse" may include "pouch," "satchel," and "backpack," depending on the style and use of the bag in question.

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What are the opposite words for purse?

The word "purse" is typically used to describe a small bag used for carrying money and other small essentials. Some antonyms for "purse" include "backpack," which is a larger bag typically worn on the back and used for carrying heavier items, and "briefcase," which is a formal case used for carrying documents and work-related materials. Other antonyms for "purse" include "pocket," which is a small opening or pouch in clothing designed for holding small items, and "wallet," which is a small flat case used for carrying money and other essentials.

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Usage examples for Purse

The man was a kind sort o' a body, an' he took me oot to eat wi' him at a cafy, an' he paid it himsel', but I'm thinkin' his purse was sair empty whan he got through wi' it.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The Emperor laughed at so straightforward an answer, adding: "I believe that I live in your quarter, and have neglected sending you my present," at the same time handing him his purse.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The thing would be so easy, if she had only a little more money, but she sighed as she glanced into her purse.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Purse

  • The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money.
    Norman Ralph Augustine
  • I wish my deadly foe no worse Than want of friends, and empty purse.
    Nicholas Breton
  • On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.
    Adelbert von Chamisso
  • No fashion has ever been created expressly for the lean purse or for the fat woman: the dressmaker's ideal is the thin millionaires.
    Katherine Fullerton Gerould
  • Inspired by the purse rather than the soul, the mercenary side fairly screams in many of the works put out by every day American publishers.
    Alma Gluck

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