What Does PURR Mean?

PURR is an expression of approval and contentment.

The word purr (which describes the sound made by a cat when it is content) is used in chat and on social media, such as TikTok, as an expression of approval and contentment.

On TikTok, purr is often posted with a hashtag (#purr). In chat, it is typically added as an interjection at the end of a sentence. For example:
  • Ali is going to the movies with me tonight. Purr.
  • I got straight A's. Purr.

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When I write PURR, I mean this:

meaning of PURR

"Expression of Approval and Contentment"

Summary of Key Points

"Expression of Approval and Contentment" is the most common definition for PURR on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Expression of Approval and Contentment
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at PURR

Purr is typically used an interjection. An interjection is included in a sentence to express a sentiment such as contentment, surprise or irritation (as well as disgust, joy, excitement, or enthusiasm).

Example of PURR Used in a Text


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