Definition of unpurse in US English:

unpurse

verb

  • 1with object To take (money) out of a purse; to pay out. Now rare.

  • 2with object To relax (the lips, etc.) from being pursed or puckered.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Gower (d. 1408), poet. From un- + either purse or purse.

Pronunciation

unpurse

/(ˌ)ʌnˈpəːs/