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pump-a-rum

sound of a drum (“the ceremonial band” by James Reeves, in “Noisy poems” by Jill Bennett)

punt

sound of a kick (“Garfield”, Jim Davis)

purr

purr /p_r/ Verb(of a cat) Make a low continuous vibratory sound usually expressing contentment. NounA low continuous vibratory sound, typically that made …

purr/prr

a sound produced by cats, when sociable

purred

purred past participle, past tense of purr (Verb) Verb(of a cat) Make a low continuous vibratory sound usually expressing contentment.

prrr/purr

sound produced by cats, when sociable

psst

sound uttered to get a person’s attention without alerting others, to tell a secret for example. often followed by whispering

ptooey

spitting out something solid such as a cherry pit (“Garfield”, Jim Davis)

puff

puff /p_f/ NounA short, explosive burst of breath or wind. VerbBreathe in repeated short gasps. Synonymsnoun. whiff – breath verb. pant – …

puh-puh-puh

sound of pounding (“Misoso: Once Upon a Time Tales from Africa”, by Verna Aardema)