Definition of Purr

1. Noun. A low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat.

Generic synonyms: Sound



2. Verb. Make a soft swishing sound. "The streets purr with cars "; "The car engine purred"
Exact synonyms: Birr, Whir, Whirr, Whiz, Whizz
Generic synonyms: Go, Sound
Derivative terms: Birr, Whir, Whirring, Whirr, Whiz

3. Verb. Indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats.
Exact synonyms: Make Vibrant Sounds
Generic synonyms: Resonate, Vibrate

Definition of Purr

1. v. i. & t. To murmur as a cat. See Pur.

2. n. The low murmuring sound made by a cat; pur. See Pur.

Definition of Purr

1. Verb. (intransitive) Of a cat, to make a vibrating sound in its throat when contented. ¹

2. Noun. The vibrating sound made by a cat in its throat when contented. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purr

1. to utter a low, vibrant sound [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Purr

purpure
purpureal
purpureo-
purpureocobalt
purpureocobaltic
purpures
purpuric
purpuric acid
purpurin
purpurine
purpurins
purpurite
purpurogenous
purpuroxanthin
purpy
purr (current term)
purre
purred
purree
purrer
purrers
purres
purring
purringly
purrings
purrs
purs
purse
purse-proud
purse-string operation

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