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pooty

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pooty (comparative more pooty, superlative most pooty)

  1. (dialectal) pretty
    • 1857, The Atlantic Monthly/Volume 1, No.1, Sally Parson's Duty
      "Bless your pooty little figger-head, Sally! I don't know as 'tis, but suthin' nigh about as bad is a-comin...

AdverbEdit

pooty (comparative more pooty, superlative most pooty)

  1. (dialectal) pretty
    • 1884, Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapter VIII
      "Well, you see, it 'uz dis way. Ole missus--dat's Miss Watson--she pecks on me all de time, en treats me pooty rough, but she awluz said she wouldn' sell me down to Orleans.