Purry vs Purty - What's the difference?

purry | purty |


As adjectives the difference between purry and purty

is that purry is purring; inclined to purr while purty is (informal).

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.

    purty

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (informal)
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1939 , author=(John Steinbeck) , title=(The Grapes of Wrath) , chapter=22 , passage=Seen a purty' girl down the road. Give her a big wink, too. ' Purty as hell, too.}}