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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


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