Sough Definition

sou, sŭf
soughs
verb
soughs
To make a sough.
Webster's New World
To make a soft murmuring or rustling sound.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
noun
soughs
A soft, low, murmuring, sighing, or rustling sound.
Webster's New World

A sigh.

Wiktionary

A small drain; an adit.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Sough

  • Middle English swowen, soughen from Old English swōgan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English swōgan, from Proto-Germanic *swōganÄ….

    From Wiktionary

  • Uncertain.

    From Wiktionary

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