Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: purr
IPA transcription: [p'ɝ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: purr
    Meaning: a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat
Usage examples
  • Let them purr.
  • Advise you to purr soft and look humble--if you can.
  • I never see a Mrs. Mouser rubbing her soft coat against me, with round upturned eyes, but I translate her purr into words like these:--'I can't swim; I can neither fetch and carry, nor guard the house; I can only love you, mistress; pray accept all I have to offer.'"