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Synonyms and Antonyms of purr

  1. a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion <listened to the reassuring purr of the car engine> Synonyms burr, buzz, chirr, churr, drone, hum, 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

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