Purry vs Purre - What's the difference?

purry | purre |


As an adjective purry

is purring; inclined to purr.

As a noun purre is

(uk|dialect) a bird, the dunlin.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

purry

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • purring; inclined to purr
  • * 2003 , John Dos Passos, Manhattan Transfer (page 74)
  • "The little dear," came the nurse's voice low and purry and reassuring, "he's been sitting up worrying all night and he never bothered us once."
  • * 2009 , Tui Sutherland, Bulldog Won't Budge (page 145)
  • I gingerly patted Carbonel's back. His ears twitched, and I felt a rumble go through his fur. He was purring! “You have a very purry cat,” I said to Ellie.

    purre

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, dialect) A bird, the dunlin.
  • ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) porrum

    Noun

    (nb-noun-m1)
  • Allium ampeloprasum , leek
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Verb

  • to stir, to awaken, to alert
  • to strengthen
  • References

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