Definitions of whisper

  1. To speak with a low, hissing or sibilant voice; to plot secretly; to devise mischief; to make a low sibilant sound.
  2. To address in a whisper, or low voice.
  3. To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.
  4. To say under the breath; speak of privately.
  5. To utter in a low voice or under the breath.
  6. To utter in a whisper.
  7. To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound. See Whisper, n.
  8. To speak in a low voice; to speak softly or under the breath; to make a hissing sound.
  9. To speak with a low sound: to speak very softly: to plot secretly.
  10. To speak in a whisper.
  11. To speak in a whisper; speak with caution; devise mischief; rustle.
  12. To address in a low or in a sibilant voice; to prompt secretly.
  13. To speak softly or under the breath; to utter in a low and not vocal tone; to prompt or plot secretly.
  14. the light noise like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
  15. To make a low, sibilant sound or noise.
  16. To speak with suspicion, or timorous caution; to converse in whispers, as in secret plotting.
  17. A low, soft, sibilant voice or utterance, which can be heard only by those near at hand; voice or utterance that employs only breath sound without tone, friction against the edges of the vocal cords and arytenoid cartilages taking the place of the vibration of the cords that produces tone; sometimes, in a limited sense, the sound produced by such friction as distinguished from breath sound made by friction against parts of the mouth. See Voice, n., 2, and Guide to Pronunciation, // 5, 153, 154.
  18. Something communicated in secret or by whispering; a suggestion or insinuation.
  19. A low, sibilant sound.
  20. A low, soft tone of voice; speech under the breath without tone; a secret or private utternace; a hint or suggestion; a soft, rustling soung.
  21. Whisperer.
  22. A low, hissing voice or sound: cautious or timorous speaking.
  23. A low rustling sound; speech without vibration of the vocal chords.
  24. An articulated but not sonant breath; also, a low, rustling sound; a secret communication.
  25. A low, soft, sibilant voice, or words uttered with such a voice; a cautions or timorous speech; a hissing or buzzing sound.
  26. A low soft tone of voice only audible to the person or persons spoken to; words uttered in a soft low voice.
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