Definition of Whisper

Whisper n. means: 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.

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Whisper n. means: 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.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper (n.) means: 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.

More meanings / definitions of / dictionary similarities to Whisper or words, sentences containing Whisper?

Wheeze (n.): An ordinary whisper exaggerated so as to produce the hoarse sound known as the "stage whisper." It is a forcible whisper with some admixture of tone.

Whisper (v. t.): To utter in a low and nonvocal tone; to say under the breath; hence, to mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper.

Whisper (v. t.): To address in a whisper, or low voice.

Whisper (v. i.): 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.

Whispered (imp. & p. p.): of Whisper

Whispering (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Whisper

Round (v. i. & t.): To whisper.

Rown (v. i. & t.): To whisper.

Whispering (): a. & n. from Whisper. v. t.

Whisper (n.): A low, sibilant sound.

Susurringly (adv.): In the manner of a whisper.

Susurrus (n.): The act of whispering; a whisper; a murmur.

Whisper (n.): A cautious or timorous speech.

Whisper (n.): To make a low, sibilant sound or noise.

Whisper (v. t.): To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.

Whisper (n.): Something communicated in secret or by whispering; a suggestion or insinuation.

Whisperingly (adv.): In a whisper, or low voice; in a whispering manner; with whispers.

Buzz (n.): A whisper; a report spread secretly or cautiously.

Vibrate (v. i.): To produce an oscillating or quivering effect of sound; as, a whisper vibrates on the ear.

Sharp (superl.): Uttered in a whisper, or with the breath alone, without voice, as certain consonants, such as p, k, t, f; surd; nonvocal; aspirated.

Whisper (n.): To speak with suspicion, or timorous caution; to converse in whispers, as in secret plotting.

Buzz (v. t.): To whisper; to communicate, as tales, in an under tone; to spread, as report, by whispers, or secretly.

Voice (v. t.): To utter with sonant or vocal tone; to pronounce with a narrowed glottis and rapid vibrations of the vocal cords; to speak above a whisper.

Voice (n.): Sound of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc., and in the vowels; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; -- distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in f, s, sh, etc., and also whisper.

Breathe (v. t.): To emit or utter by the breath; to utter softly; to whisper; as, to breathe a vow.

Confessional (n.): The recess, seat, or inclosed place, where a priest sits to hear confessions; often a small structure furnished with a seat for the priest and with a window or aperture so that the penitent who is outside may whisper into the priest's ear without being seen by him or heard by others.

Audible (a.): Capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard; as, an audible voice or whisper.

Whisper (n.): 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.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Whisper

Meaning of SESE

SESE means: To whisper; whisperings; rumours; gossips.

Meaning of /w, tell, whisp, PM

/w, tell, whisp, PM means: Whisper, a form of private conversation that no-one else but you and the person you're whispering can see.

Meaning of PST

PST means: Please Send Tell. When someone uses this abbreviation, they want you to whisper them if you want to participate in whatever event they're holding. For example, DK/Temp LFM FG, PST! (Dragonknight and Templar Looking for Players for Fungal Grotto, Please Send Tell!)

Meaning of field

field means: The field was not just the grass playing field, but anything green (apart from the walled shrubbery at our school which was out of bounds anyway). Every year around April you'd wait for the whisper to go around - "field!" - which meant the caretaker had decided we could go on the grass again. In a wet spring you might wait until late May, and Field was banned again by late October most years. Ditch, however, was out of bounds all year around, and thus the cool place to hide at all times. Going Ditch in winter was the ultimate in "hardness", although you always got found out because of the mud.

Meaning of Wheeze

Wheeze means: An ordinary whisper exaggerated so as to produce the hoarse sound known as the "stage whisper." It is a forcible whisper with some admixture of tone.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper means: To utter in a low and nonvocal tone; to say under the breath; hence, to mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper means: To address in a whisper, or low voice.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper means: 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.

Meaning of Whispered

Whispered means: of Whisper

Meaning of Whispering

Whispering means: of Whisper

Meaning of Round

Round means: To whisper.

Meaning of Rown

Rown means: To whisper.

Meaning of Whispering

Whispering means: a. & n. from Whisper. v. t.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper means: A low, sibilant sound.

Meaning of Susurringly

Susurringly means: In the manner of a whisper.

Meaning of Susurrus

Susurrus means: The act of whispering; a whisper; a murmur.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper means: A cautious or timorous speech.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper means: To make a low, sibilant sound or noise.

Meaning of Whisper

Whisper means: To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.

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