Definitions For Purr


  • A low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat
  • The low, soft sound that a cat makes when it is happy
  • A sound that is like the purr of a cat


  • Indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats
  • Make a soft swishing sound
  • To make a purr or a sound like a purr
  • To say (something) in a soft, low voice especially when you are pleased or trying to persuade someone to do something

Is Purr a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Purr is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Purr in a Sentence

  • The soft purr of a car engine
  • Listened to the reassuring purr of the car engine
  • The cat was purring contentedly in my lap.
  • The cars were purring along the highway.
  • “You look tense. Let me buy you a drink,” he purred.

Synonyms for Purr

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