from The Century Dictionary.

  • To take out of a purse; expend.
  • To rob of a purse or money.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To bring (one's lips) back from a pursed expression.


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un- +‎ purse


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  • And though the family bears most of the cost, society must also unpurse to bring the baby to productive adulthood.

    Resources, Population, Environment~ an Oversupply Of False Bad News (historical) Julian L. Simon 1980

  • Her hair is fake, her nails are fake, her face is stretched so taut she can't unpurse her lips. - 2009

  • Arlene Phillips can unpurse her lips, Kristina Rihanoff can unclench her pert buttocks and Mr Sergeant can partake of the entire contents of the P&O chocolate fountain.

    WalesOnline - Home 2008

  • Come on Bill, unpurse those lips…I’ve got a nice shade of red that would go great with that tie!

    Beat 360° 9/11/08 2008

  • "Open your eyes now and unpurse your lips, and turn, staying on all fours, so that your left side is facing us, so that we have your profile to the camera.

    Kajira Of Gor Norman, John, 1931- 1983


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