[pyoo r-uh-luh nt, pyoo r-yuh-] /ˈpyʊər ə lənt, ˈpyʊər yə-/
full of, containing, forming, or discharging pus; suppurating:
a purulent sore.
attended with suppuration:
of the nature of or like pus:
of, relating to, or containing pus
early 15c., from Middle French purulent and directly from Latin purulentus “full of pus,” from pus (genitive puris) “pus” (see pus). Related: Purulence.
purulent pu·ru·lent (pyur’ə-lənt, pyur’yə-)
Containing, discharging, or causing the production of pus.
/puːˌtɑːəŋɡiːˈtɑːəŋɡiː/ noun (pl) putangitangi 1. (NZ) another name for paradise duck
- Put a move on someone
verb phrase (Variations: make can replace put; the move or the moves can replace a move) To make a sexual advance to someone; proposition: Why don’t you put a move on that Tuck girl?/ tryin’ to put the moves on every girl in the place (1980s+ Students)
[poo t-n-teyk] /ˈpʊt nˈteɪk/ noun 1. any of various games of chance played with a teetotum or other special type of top, in which each player puts in an equal stake before starting to spin the top.
- Put a premium on
Value more highly than usual, as in Her employer put a premium on honesty and hard work. First recorded in 1907, this term is almost always used figuratively.