Overheard his whisper.
Whispers of scandal.
An example of a whisper is the information someone shares very quietly only with his friend who is next to him.
An example of a whisper is when there is a small hint of blue in a gray paint.
An example of whisper is when you lean over and make a quiet comment to your friend that only your friend can hear.
Where gentlest breezes whisper souls distressed.
The whisper of wind in the pines.
To speak in a whisper.
Origin of whisper
- From Middle English whisperen to whisper from Old English hwisprian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English hwisprian (“to whistle").