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Synonyms of purr

Noun


1. purr, sound

usage: a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat

Verb


1. whizz, whiz, whirr, whir, birr, purr, sound, go

usage: make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"

2. purr, make vibrant sounds, resonate, vibrate

usage: indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats

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