HyperDic: whispering

English > 3 senses of the word whispering:
ADJECTIVEallwhispering, murmuring, susurrantmaking a low continuous indistinct sound
NOUNeventwhispering, rustle, rustling, whispera light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
communicationwhispering, whisper, susurration, voicelessnessspeaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
whispering > pronunciation
Soundshhwih'sperihng; wih'sperihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > whispering: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmaking a low continuous indistinct sound.
Synonymsmurmuring, susurrant
Broadersoft(of sound) relatively low in volume
Spanishmurmurante, susurrante
English > whispering: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind.
Synonymsrustle, rustling, whisper
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishcrujido, frufrú, murmullo, susurro
Catalanmurmuri, remor
English > whispering: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningspeaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords.
Synonymswhisper, susurration, voicelessness
Narrowerstage whisperA loud whisper that can be overheard
Broaderspeaking, speech productionThe utterance of intelligible speech
Spanishsusurro
Catalanmurmuri, xiuxiueig
Verbswhisperspeak softly

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