curr

[ kur ]
/ kɜr /
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verb (used without object)

to make a low, purring sound, as a cat.

Nearby words

  1. curlyhead,
  2. curmudgeon,
  3. curmudgeonly,
  4. curn,
  5. curnow,
  6. currach,
  7. currajong,
  8. currant,
  9. currant borer,
  10. currant bun

Origin of curr

1670–80; akin to Old Norse kurra to grumble, murmur, Middle High German kurren, Middle Dutch curren to growl

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