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1. whisper

verb. ['ˈwɪspɝ, ˈhwɪspɝ'] speak softly; in a low voice.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • comprehensibility
  • vocalization
  • vociferation
  • utterance

Etymology

  • hwisprian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Whisper

  • crisper

Example sentences of the word whisper


1. Verb, base form
The murderer must whisper “I am the murderer” into the guests’ ears for the same effect.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Have her whisper it to the next student, and so on.

Quotes containing the word whisper


1. I would hope it's better, but I'm actually acknowledging now that I want to explore all these levels from a whisper to a scream with this gift I've been given.
- David Coverdale

2. You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

3. I have faith that God will show you the answer. But you have to understand that sometimes it takes a while to be able to recognize what God wants you to do. That's how it often is. God's voice is usually nothing more than a whisper, and you have to listen very carefully to hear it. But other times, in those rarest of moments, the answer is obvious and rings as loud as a church bell.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

2. whisper

noun. ['ˈwɪspɝ, ˈhwɪspɝ'] speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords.

Synonyms

  • stage whisper
  • speech production
  • voicelessness
  • whispering
  • susurration

Antonyms

  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • hwisprian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. whisper

noun. ['ˈwɪspɝ, ˈhwɪspɝ'] a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind.

Synonyms

  • rustle
  • rustling
  • whispering

Antonyms

  • power
  • powerfulness
  • loud
  • regularity

Etymology

  • hwisprian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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