Definition of pur et simple in English:

pur et simple

(also pure et simple)

adjective

  • Following a noun: = "pure and simple". Now rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From French pur et simple from pur + et and + simple.

Pronunciation

pur et simple

/ˌpjʊə(r) eɪ ˈsamplə//ˌpjʊə(r) eɪ ˈsãpl(ə)/