Meaning of “purr” in the English Dictionary

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purrverb [ I ]

us /pɜr/

(of a cat) to make a soft, low, continuous sound, or (of a machine) to make a similar sound:

After a tune-up, the car just purred like new.
noun [ C ] us /pɜr/

(Definition of “purr” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)