Definition of Purring

1. Verb. (present participle of purr) ¹



2. Noun. A sound that purrs. ¹

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Definition of Purring

1. purr [v] - See also: purr

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purring

purpuric acid
purpurin
purpurine
purpurins
purpurite
purpurogenous
purpuroxanthin
purpy
purr
purre
purred
purree
purrer
purrers
purres
purring (current term)
purringly
purrings
purrs
purs
purse
purse-proud
purse-string operation
purse seine
purse seines
purse string
pursed
purseful
pursefuls
purselane

Literary usage of Purring

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1. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1855)
"purring Tremor.—Besides the stroke or pulsation above treated of, the hand placed over the heart becomes occasionally sensible of an entirely different ..."

2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"... may have really doubted its potency ; but if he had any criticism it was never spoken, over, a lady purring at the great man and perhaps never implied. ..."

3. The Beast by Ben Barr Lindsey, Harvey Jerrold O'Higgins (1910)
"CHAPTER in THE CAT KEEPS ON purring THE fact, of course, was that we had won nothing. Our precious jury law was soon taken to the Supreme Court, ..."

4. Dorothy Q: Together with A Ballad of the Boston Tea Party & Grandmother's by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"... at the evening board So gracious, sweet, and purring, So happy while the tea is poured, So blest while spoons are stirring, What martyr can compare with ..."

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