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Definition of Whisper

Whisper
Whisper Whis"per, v. t. 1. To utter in a low and nonvocal tone; to say under the breath; hence, to mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper. They might buzz and whisper it one to another. --Bentley. 2. To address in a whisper, or low voice. [Archaic] And whisper one another in the ear. --Shak. Where gentlest breezes whisper souls distressed. --Keble. 3. To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately. [Obs.] ``He came to whisper Wolsey.' --Shak.
Whisper
Whisper Whis"per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whispered; p. pr. & vb. n. Whispering.] [AS. hwisprian; akin to G. wispern, wispeln, OHG. hwispal?n, Icel. hv[=i]skra, Sw. hviska, Dan. hviske; of imitative origin. Cf. Whistle.] 1. 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. 2. To make a low, sibilant sound or noise. The hollow, whispering breeze. --Thomson. 3. To speak with suspicion, or timorous caution; to converse in whispers, as in secret plotting. All that hate me whisper together against me. --Ps. xli. 7.
Whisper
Whisper Whis"per, n. 1. 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, [sect][sect] 5, 153, 154. The inward voice or whisper can not give a tone. --Bacon. Soft whispers through the assembly went. --Dryden. 2. A cautious or timorous speech. --South. 3. Something communicated in secret or by whispering; a suggestion or insinuation. 4. A low, sibilant sound. ``The whispers of the leaves.' --Tennyson.

Meaning of Whisper from wikipedia

- Whispering is an unvoiced mode of phonation in which the vocal folds (vocal cords) are abducted so that they do not vibrate; air p****es between the arytenoid...
- "Careless Whisper" is a pop ballad by English singer-songwriter George Michael and his Wham! partner Andrew Ridgeley (sometimes credited to "Wham! featuring...
- The Whispers are an American group from Los Angeles, California, who have scored hit records since the late 1960s. The Whispers were inducted into the...
- Whisper of the Heart (****anese: 耳をすませば, Hepburn: Mimi o Sumaseba, literally "If you listen closely") is a 1995 ****anese animated romantic drama film directed...
- The .300 Whisper is a CIP standard cartridge in the Whisper family, a group of cartridges developed in the early 1990s by J.D. Jones of SSK Industries...
- Whisper is a proprietary iOS and Android mobile app available without charge. It is a form of anonymous social media, allowing users to post and share...
- Whisperer or Whisperers may refer to: someone who whispers The Whisperer, 1951 American radio program The Whisperers, 1967 British drama film The Whisperers...
- Whisper Not may refer to: "Whisper Not" (song), written by Benny Golson in 1956 Whisper Not (Ella Fitzgerald album), 1966 Whisper Not (Keith Jarrett album)...
- The Whisperers is a 1967 British drama film directed by Bryan Forbes, based on the 1961 novel by Robert Nicolson, and starring Edith Evans. Although the...
- A whisper is a sound produced by whispering. Whisper or Whispers may also refer to: Whisper (James Bond), a character from the James Bond novel and film...
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