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burr

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of burr

  1. a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion <heard the burr of a distant engine> Synonyms hum, buzz, chirr, churr, drone, purr, thrum, whir (also whirr), whiz (or whizz), zoomRelated Words babble, coo, gasp, gurgle, hiss, moan, murmur, rustle, sigh, suspiration, susurration, susurrus, whisper; whish, zing, zipNear Antonyms bawl, howl, roar, scream, screech, shriek, squall, squeal, yelp, yell




burr

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of burr

  1. to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound <the pitch burred past the batter's ear> Synonyms bumble, whirr, buzz, drone, hum, whish, whiz (or whizz), zip, zoomRelated Words chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh




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