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English noun: whisper

1. whisper (communication) speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords


Synonymssusurration, voicelessness, whispering


Broader (hypernym)speaking, speech production


Narrower (hyponym)stage whisper

2. whisper (event) a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind


Synonymsrustle, rustling, whispering


Broader (hypernym)noise


English verb: whisper

1. whisper (communication) speak softly; in a low voice


ExamplesSam and Sue whisper


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Antonymsshout









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