noun, verb (used with or without object), purred, pur·ring.
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Example sentences from the Web for pur
Then she purred, “John, if you wear a double-breasted jacket, you must always keep it buttoned.”The Sexy Side of Maggie: How Thatcher Used Her Softer Quality|Gail Sheehy|January 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Something is happening in our world,” he purred in almost reverent tones.
And when Beyoncé appeared in a gold sequined dress, Ford purred: "Now I'm really straight."
"In that case, I'll be sorry for you, Happy," purred Miguel close beside him.Flying U Ranch|B. M. Bower
Darsie shut her eyes and purred like a sleek, lazy little cat.A College Girl|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The kitten, concurring in these sentiments, purred with pleasure.The Firing Line|Robert W. Chambers
"You are so dear and so agreeable, Roxbury," purred Mrs. Medcroft, very much relieved.The Husbands of Edith|George Barr McCutcheon
The lion lifted up his head and purred, like a small furnace, for he recognized his friend's voice.The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts|Abbie Farwell Brown