whisper


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Synonyms for whisper

murmur

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gossip

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murmur

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rustle

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Synonyms for whisper

a low, indistinct, and often continuous sound

to speak or utter indistinctly, as by lowering the voice or partially closing the mouth

to engage in or spread gossip

to tell in confidence

to make a low, continuous, and indistinct sound

Synonyms for whisper

speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords

a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind

Related Words

speak softly

References in classic literature ?
'Now listen, you young limb,' whispered Sikes, drawing a dark lantern from his pocket, and throwing the glare full on Oliver's face; 'I'm a going to put you through there.
Well, what of it?" I whispered with immense assurance.
Missile after missile Bulan rained down upon the struggling, howling Dyaks, until, seized by panic, they turned and fled incontinently down into the depths of the canyon and back along the narrow trail they had come, and then superstitious fear completed the rout that the flying rocks had started, for one whispered to another that this was the terrible Bulan and that he had but lured them on into the hills that he might call forth all his demons and destroy them.
"I heard him fumbling here and just managed to squat myself down in the bath," he whispered to me.
"I never thought of that," I whispered back, even more appalled than before at the closeness of the shave, and marveling at that something unyielding in his character which was carrying him through so finely.
"Wants to turn on the other side," whispered the servant, and got up to turn the count's heavy body toward the wall.
"We'd better keep it a secret from Aunt Janet anyhow," I whispered, laughing.
At the other door there was the sound of steps, and the nurse in a scared whisper said, "He's coming," and gave Anna her hat.
He understood even what the nurse had whispered. He had caught the words "always at nine o'clock," and he knew that this was said of his father, and that his father and mother could not meet.
"Mustn't whip," queried the other in a thoughtful whisper, and immediately whipped.
After delivering himself thus in a stern whisper, strained almost to extinction, he drove on, ruminating solemnly.
"I can toil, and fight--and be faithful," he whispered, in a weary tone, "but I cannot go back to him who waits for me on the shore.
Then a faint voice whispered, "Little Rose-Leaf, come quickly, or I cannot thank you as I ought for all your loving care of me."
"Come here again in the morning," she whispered. "You will see then.
'He knows nothing of what has happened,'he whispered.