from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who whispers, or speaks in a low, soft, rustling voice, or under the breath.
  • noun One who tells secrets, or makes secret and mischievous communications; a talebearer; an informer.

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

  • noun One who whispers.
  • noun A tattler; one who tells secrets; a conveyer of intelligence secretly; hence; a backbiter; one who slanders secretly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who whispers.
  • noun Someone who tells secrets; a gossip.

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

  • noun one who speaks in a whisper


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  • Don't see the modern usage of whisperer - a person with a special ability to communicate with or cajole (animals/other beings) - in any of the definitions here.

    November 30, 2012