HyperDic: whisper

English > 3 senses of the word whisper:
VERBcommunicationwhisperspeak softly
NOUNcommunicationwhisper, whispering, susurration, voicelessnessspeaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
eventwhisper, rustle, rustling, whisperinga light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
whisper > pronunciation
Soundshhwih'sper; wih'sper
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > whisper: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningspeaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords.
Synonymswhispering, susurration, voicelessness
Narrowerstage whisperA loud whisper that can be overheard
Broaderspeaking, speech productionThe utterance of intelligible speech
Spanishsusurro
Catalanmurmuri, xiuxiueig
Verbswhisperspeak softly
English > whisper: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind.
Synonymsrustle, rustling, whispering
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishcrujido, frufrú, murmullo, susurro
Catalanmurmuri, remor
English > whisper: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningspeak softly; in a low voice / voice.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelSam and Sue whisper
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Oppositeshoututter in a loud voice
Spanishcuchichear, murmurar, susurrar
Catalanmurmurar, mussitar, xiuxiuejar
Nounswhisper, whisperingspeaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
whispererone who speaks in a whisper

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