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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat v. - Indicate pleasure with a low vibrating sound; Make a soft swishing sound.

Usage examples (35)
  • When your presence makes your cat purr, that is love.
  • RK was purring, but woven into the purr was a thin stream of growly whine.
  • She is easily picked up and has become the "purr" ing queen.
  • It's the way clubs such as Arsenal nurture youngsters' technique that brings a "purr" to for more
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