Definitions For Purse


  • A container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
  • A small bag for carrying money
  • A sum of money offered as a prize
  • A sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
  • A usually leather or cloth bag used by women for carrying money and personal things
  • An amount of money that a person, organization, or government has available to use
  • An amount of money that is offered as a prize in a competition (such as a horse race, a golf tournament, or a boxing match)


  • Contract one's lips into a rounded shape
  • Gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker
  • To form (your lips) into a tight circle or line

Is Purse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Purse is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Purse in a Sentence

  • A golf tournament with a million dollar purse
  • I left my purse at home, so I can't buy anything after all.
  • She pursed her lips in concentration.
  • His lips were tightly pursed.

Synonyms for Purse

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