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.

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
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
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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