-) KEY NOUN:
- Soft speech produced without full voice.
- Something uttered very softly.
- A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint: whispers of scandal.
- A low rustling sound: the whisper of wind in the pines.
, whis·pers VERB: intr.
- To speak softly.
- To speak quietly and privately, as by way of gossip, slander, or intrigue.
- To make a soft rustling sound.
- To utter very softly.
- To say or tell privately or secretly.
From Middle English whisperen
, to whisper
, from Old English hwisprianOTHER FORMS:whisper·er(Noun)