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Definition of "susurrus" [‖Su•sur•rus]

  • A whispering or rustling sound; a murmur. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "susurrus" in a sentence
  • "But the words go out to the open space ahead of her, where pop music drifting from hidden speakers meets the susurrus from the fountain below, so she can’t tell if he heard."
  • "Netflix heading to other, non-Xbox 360 game consoles before, and now adding to the susurrus is a job listing from the company for"
  • "Manara was a mixed neighborhood, not particularly Shiite, or even exclusively Muslim, but when Nasrallah made his dramatic announcement, we could hear a susurrus of cheers and clapping from nearby apartments."