Whisper definitions

wĭs'pər, hwĭs'-
Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
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Something uttered very softly.

Overheard his whisper.

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A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint.

Whispers of scandal.

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A low rustling sound.

The whisper of wind in the pines.

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To speak softly.
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To speak quietly and privately, as by way of gossip, slander, or intrigue.
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To make a soft rustling sound.
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To utter very softly.
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To say or tell privately or secretly.
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The act or an instance of whispering; specif., soft, low speech produced with breath but, usually, without vibrating the vocal cords.

To speak in a whisper.

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A soft, rustling sound like a whisper.
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To speak very softly, esp. without the resonance produced by the vibration of the vocal cords.
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To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting.
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To make a soft, rustling sound like a whisper, as the leaves of a tree.
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To say very softly, esp. by whispering.
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To tell (something) to (someone) privately or as a secret.
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The definition of a whisper is a word or phrase that has been said very quietly or a small amount of something.

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.

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To whisper is defined as to very quietly relay information to someone else.

An example of whisper is when you lean over and make a quiet comment to your friend that only your friend can hear.

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The act of speaking in a quiet voice, especially, without vibration of the vocal cords.
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(figuratively) A faint trace or hint (of something).

The soup had just a whisper of basil.

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(usually in plural) A rumor.

There are whispers of rebellion all around.

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(Internet) A private message to an individual in a chat room.
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Something whispered.
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A secret, hint, rumor, etc.
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See WISPr and Whispernet.
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(intransitive) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound.
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To mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper.
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(intransitive) To make a low, sibilant sound.
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(intransitive) To speak with suspicion or timorous caution; to converse in whispers, as in secret plotting.
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Keble.

Where gentlest breezes whisper souls distressed.

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Origin of whisper

From Middle English whisperen to whisper from Old English hwisprian