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- adj. Full of whispering or rustling sounds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Whispering; rustling; full of whispering sounds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Whispering; full of sounds resembling whispers; rustling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by soft sounds
I miss the electronic susurrous of the sum of human knowledge, underpinning reality.
“Music is life,” added Lothero, susurrous as he spun on one foot.
Harry detected a satisfied Japanese intake of breath, a susurrous pleasure that filled the room.
Up from the sea came the susurrous voice of the reef whispering its eternal questions.
In every garret, from every rafter, slowly swayed great susurrous bunches of withered herbs and simples awaiting expression and distillation, and dreaming perhaps of the summer breezes that had blown through them in the sunny days of their youth in their meadow homes.
There are some items missing: surely, if susurrar is onomatopoeic Spanish for rustle, the English equivalents, susurration, susurrant, susurrous, and susurrus should be shown.
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