HyperDic: murmur

English > 6 senses of the word murmur:
VERBcommunicationmurmurspeak softly or indistinctly
communicationmurmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarlmake complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
NOUNeventmurmur, mutter, muttering, murmuring, murmuration, mussitationa low continuous indistinct sound
communicationmurmur, murmur vowela schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
statemurmur, heart murmur, cardiac murmuran abnormal sound of the heart
communicationmurmur, grumble, grumbling, murmuring, mutter, mutteringa complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
murmur > pronunciation
Soundsmer'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > murmur: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech.
Synonymsmutter, muttering, murmuring, murmuration, mussitation
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishbarboteo, bisbiseo, murmullo, rumor
Catalanmurmuri, remor, xiu-xiueig, xiu-xiu
Adjectivesmurmurouscharacterized by soft sounds
Nounsmurmurera person who speaks softly and indistinctly
Verbsmurmurspeak softly or indistinctly
English > murmur: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant.
Synonymmurmur vowel
Broaderschwa, shwaA neutral middle vowel
English > murmur: 6 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningAn abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves.
Synonymsheart murmur, cardiac murmur
Narrowersystolic murmurA murmur heard during systole
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishsoplo
Catalanbuf
English > murmur: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone.
Synonymsgrumble, grumbling, murmuring, mutter, muttering
BroadercomplaintAn expression of grievance or resentment
Spanishbarboteo, refunfuño
Catalanremor
Verbsmurmurmake complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
English > murmur: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningspeak softly or indistinctly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelSam and Sue murmur
Example"She murmured softly to the baby in her arms"
Narrowercoospeak softly or lovingly
susurrateissue soft noises
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Spanishmurmurar, musitar
Catalanmurmurar, mussitar
Nounsmurmur, murmuring, murmurationa low continuous indistinct sound
murmurera person who speaks softly and indistinctly
English > murmur: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake complaining remarks or noises under one's breath.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsmutter, grumble, croak, gnarl
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishgruñir, murmurar
Catalangrunyir, murmurar, queixar-se, rondinar
Nounsmurmur, murmuringa complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
murmurera person who speaks softly and indistinctly

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