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Synonyms for whisper
ˈʰwɪs pər, ˈwɪs pərwhis·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whisper, whispering, susurration, voicelessnessnoun

    speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords

    whispering, rustle, aphonia, susurration, susurrus, voicelessness, rustling


  2. rustle, rustling, whisper, whisperingverb

    a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind

    rustling, susurration, whispering, voicelessness, rustle


  3. whisperverb

    speak softly; in a low voice


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. whisperverb

    speak under the breath, speak softly

  2. whisperverb

    breathe, utter softly

  3. whispernoun

    low, soft voice; gentle utterance

  4. whispernoun

    murmur, sibilant sound (as of the wind)

  5. whispernoun

    hint, intimation, inkling

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. whispernoun

    susurrus, susurration, whispering, sibilation, innuendo, suggestion, intimation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "whisper":

    murmur, whispering

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How to use whisper in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

  2. Tracie Anderson:

    They were very happy, he'd whisper in her ear, and hug up on her.

  3. Hla Tun:

    USDP members on the island are carrying out a whisper campaign, saying that those who vote for the NLD will get in trouble.

  4. Errol Flynn:

    It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Hope is the whisper of our heart about the possibilities of our lives.

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