purring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

purring

  1. Present participle of purr.

Noun[edit]

purring (plural purrings)

  1. A sound that purrs.
    • 2008 February 14, Ben Ratliff, “Upholding the Standards of Smooth Jazz Purists”, New York Times:
      Kenny G is a dull but wickedly consistent musician: automatic with his tremulous phrasing and canned licks, which formed fast, organized roils during his unaccompanied solos; melismatic purrings of the melody on ballads; and gospel phrases in R&B songs.

Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

purring

  1. reminder
    Jeg fikk en purring fra biblioteket. (Bokmål)
    Eg fekk ei purring frå biblioteket. (Nynorsk)
    I got a reminder from the library.

Inflection[edit]