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Definition of 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.
2. To address in a whisper, or low voice. [Archaic]
And whisper one another in the ear. --Shak.
Where gentlest breezes whisper souls distressed.
3. To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.
[Obs.] ``He came to whisper Wolsey.' --Shak.
WhisperWhisper 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. WhisperWhisper 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.
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.'
Meaning of Whisper from wikipedia
is an unvoiced
mode of phonation
the vocal folds
(vocal cords) are abducted
so that they do not vibrate; air p****es between
- The Whispers
are an American group
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