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burr

noun

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  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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