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Synonyms for purr
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purrverb

    a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat

  2. whizz, whiz, whirr, whir, birr, purrverb

    make a soft swishing sound

    "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"

    Synonyms:
    churr, make vibrant sounds, whizz, birr, zoom, whizz along, whiz, zoom along, whir, whirr

  3. purr, make vibrant soundsverb

    indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats

    Synonyms:
    whirr, whizz, whiz, birr, whir, make vibrant sounds

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  1. List of paraphrases for "purr":

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How to use purr in a sentence?

  1. Robert Byrne:

    To err is human, to purr is feline.

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