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stage-whispering

Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of stage-whisper.

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Examples

  • "Love the idea of the walkman/ipod," writes Paul McCormick, "but I never really took to it after standing at a Liverpool bus stop in the early days of the Sony Stowaway, and hearing two old ladies, on seeing me apparently bedecked in a headset and huge listening device, stage-whispering to each other, 'Ahhh, it's a shame, isn't it?'"

    Manchester City 0 - 1 Liverpool – as it happened | Simon Burnton

  • If the Scripps Spelling Bee had been a Mark Burnett-style production, we'd have been treated to behind-the-scenes footage of players forming alliances, strategizing to trip up the frontrunners; Isabel Jacobson, the last female speller standing (you go, girl!), pitting the boys against each other by stage-whispering invitations to clandestine trysts; We'd "overhear" overstressed kids being browbeaten by parents who'd caught them peaking at comic books rather than practicing Croatian conjugation.

    Brenda Scott Royce: Last Speller Standing

  • But Win was stage-whispering in a ridiculous British accent, The Mountainus goatus is a unique species, known for its keen appetite for automotive fluids.

    Shift

  • According to summaries of interrogations and other stage-whispering that has been leaked to the press, the alleged murderers were said to be sexual predators who operated as a team, with Pandher supplying his house and veneer of respectability to protect them from suspicious eyes and Koli acting as procurer.

    Without A Trace

  • The ushers were all opening the doors in the orchestra section at the end of Act One while a hysterical supervisor was stage-whispering, "No, No, there are curtain calls!"

    Manon Lescaut

  • There was a disgusted ripple of whispers, and Carlos's barely audible voice stage-whispering, "What a crock."

    The Legacy of Heorot

  • The pimps would sidle up close, stage-whispering, "All kinds of women, Jack-want a white woman?"

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • 'The captain's voice, by G--!' said the stage-whispering ruffian, and both robbers fled by the way of the back door, shutting off their bull's-eye as they ran.

    Life on the Mississippi

  • 'The captain's voice, by G-- --!' said the stage-whispering ruffian, and both robbers fled by the way of the back door, shutting off their bull's-eye as they ran.

    Life on the Mississippi

  • But at the same time, I felt shy and awkward, as if caught in the spotlight that I so naturally deflect onto my children while I'm backstage wiping their smudgy faces and stage-whispering their next line: "now, tell her you're sorry!"

    Durangoherald.com

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