A despicable person; a filthy wretch; scumbag: He hissed that I was ”a goddam scum-sucking pus bag” (1970s+)
[puhs] /pʌs/ noun 1. a yellow-white, more or less viscid substance produced by suppuration and found in abscesses, sores, etc., consisting of a liquid plasma in which white blood cells are suspended. /pʌs/ noun 1. the yellow or greenish fluid product of inflammation, composed largely of dead leucocytes, exuded plasma, and liquefied tissue cells n. […]
[pyoo-zee] /ˈpyu zi/ noun 1. Edward Bouverie [boo-vuh-ree] /ˈbu və ri/ (Show IPA), 1800–82, English clergyman. 2. Nathan Marsh, 1907–2001, U.S. educator: president of Harvard University 1953–71. /ˈpjuːzɪ/ noun 1. Edward Bouverie (ˈbuːvərɪ). 1800–82, British ecclesiastic; a leader with Keble and Newman of the Oxford Movement family name, early 13c., from Le Puiset in France.
[pyoo-zee-iz-uh m] /ˈpyu ziˌɪz əm/ noun 1. . /ˈpjuːzɪˌɪzəm/ noun 1. a derogatory term for the Oxford Movement used by its contemporary opponents
[poo sh] /pʊʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to press upon or against (a thing) with force in order to move it away. 2. to move (something) in a specified way by exerting force; shove; drive: to push something aside; to push the door open. 3. to effect or accomplish by thrusting obstacles aside: to […]