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Noun: purr  pur
  1. A low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat
Verb: purr  pur
  1. Make a soft swishing sound
    "the car engine purred";
    - whizz, whiz, whirr, whir, birr
  2. Indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats
    - make vibrant sounds

Sounds like: people, peepul, pipa

Derived forms: purrs, purred, purring

Type of: go, resonate, sound, vibrate

Encyclopedia: Purr