Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of whisper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. spoken in soft hushed tones without vibrations of the vocal cords

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • And if I thought I caught my name whispered on the breeze, I chose not to acknowledge it.

    Brush of Darkness

  • He was wakened in the middle of the night, a word whispered in his ear.

    Shadow Princess

  • Eight months had passed with nothing but the memory of smooth brown legs wrapped around his body and his name whispered in the night.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • She seems not to hear her name whispered repeatedly from the other side of the bar, not even to notice the flashbulbs that explode each time she turns her profile to the gallery.

    Maximum Security

  • “Caine…” His name whispered longingly from her lips as she brushed the back of her fingers across his cheek.

    The Pleasure Seekers

  • The word whispered with fear in the villages was ninjas.

    Seeds of Terror

  • The word whispered in his mind, even though he knew it was nonsense.

    Strangers In the Night

  • He heard his name whispered but kept moving, pushing his way through the swinging doors of the courtroom.

    The Will

  • The name whispered in his mind, and then he slammed to a halt as unconsciousness claimed him.

    The Captain's Daughter

  • Her name whispered around her, then his mouth covered hers fully, eager and searching.

    Almost a Whisper

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.