Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Whispering; full of sounds resembling whispers; rustling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Whispering; rustling; full of whispering sounds.

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  • adjective Full of whispering or rustling sounds.

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  • adjective characterized by soft sounds

Etymologies

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Latin susurrus.

Examples

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  • My head on the pillow (Piano, pianissimo)

    Lullayed by susurrous lyres and viols.

    from "Alicante Lullaby," Sylvia Plath

    March 26, 2008