Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of sough.

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

  • adjective characterized by soft sounds

Etymologies

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Examples

  • One of the guests at our later, different dance, in Corgarff Castle, must have remembered this, for suddenly there was a sort of "soughing" of the song, then a singing of it, and it was positively roared out by the assembly when the music stopped and the dance ended.

    The Black Colonel

  • Just then a faint "soughing" sound among the branches suggested another idea to Griselda.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • Just then a faint "soughing" sound among the branches suggested another idea to Griselda.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • Just then a faint "soughing" sound among the branches suggested another idea to Griselda.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • A stiff north-westerly wind blew bracingly in from the grey and ochre ocean, soughing noisily through a field of high green corn stalks, bending the inland ash and thorn and willow, scraping the short turf and the bare headlands.

    Margaret Drabble | Trespassing

  • It's the soughing of wind in the giant old trees behind our house, the arresting bird calls, the distant hoot of a train.

    Lev Raphael: Summertime Book Blues

  • The soughing of the Battenkill sparked a language more inspired than mine.

    Valley of Vermont

  • It's the soughing of wind in the giant old trees behind our house, the arresting bird calls, the distant hoot of a train.

    Lev Raphael: Summertime Book Blues

  • Then, a sudden gust drew my attention upwards to the branches bending and soughing in the wind -- the most beautiful ballet I could imagine.

    Patricia Crisafulli: Finding Purpose, Embracing Creativity

  • He looks at his tremulous, bleeding hands, then into the vacant eyes of the soughing pig.

    Death's Noisy Herald

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