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Definitions and Synonyms of birr | Another word for birr | What is birr?

Definition 1: sound of something in rapid motion - [noun denoting event]

Samples where birr or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • whir of a bird's wings
  • the whir of the propellers

Synonyms for birr in the sense of this definition

(birr is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 2: the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents - [noun denoting quantity]

(birr is a kind of ...) monetary unit in Ethiopia

(birr is a part of ...) a fractional monetary unit of several countries

Definition 3: make a soft swishing sound - [verb of perception]

Samples where birr or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the motor whirred
  • the car engine purred

Synonyms for birr in the sense of this definition

(birr is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

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