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Definition of "whispers" []

  • To speak or utter (something) in a soft hushed tone, esp without vibration of the vocal cords (verb)
  • To speak secretly or furtively, as in promoting intrigue, gossip, etc (verb)
  • (of leaves, trees, etc) to make a low soft rustling sound (verb)
  • To utter or suggest secretly or privately (verb)
  • A low soft voice (noun)
  • Something uttered in such a voice (noun)
  • A low soft rustling sound (noun)
  • A trace or suspicion (noun)
  • A rumour or secret (noun)
  • Plural form of whisper. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of whisper. (verb)

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Use "whispers" in a sentence
  • "Although your peers may think that’s something “cool,” everyone he comes into contact with who hears his name whispers behind his back."
  • "The spirit of the place descended upon Saxon and Billy, and they walked softly, speaking in whispers, almost afraid to go in through the open ports."
  • "Yellow Handkerchief took the tiller, issuing his orders in whispers; and from our position at the time, and from the alteration of the sail, which I could dimly make out above me as a blot against the stars, I knew the junk was being headed into the mouth of a small slough which emptied at that point into San Rafael Creek."
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