Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of whisper.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of whisper.

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Examples

  • Although your peers may think that’s something “cool,” everyone he comes into contact with who hears his name whispers behind his back.

    Raw Law

  • The spirit of the place descended upon Saxon and Billy, and they walked softly, speaking in whispers, almost afraid to go in through the open ports.

    CHAPTER VI

  • Yellow Handkerchief took the tiller, issuing his orders in whispers; and from our position at the time, and from the alteration of the sail, which I could dimly make out above me as a blot against the stars, I knew the junk was being headed into the mouth of a small slough which emptied at that point into San Rafael Creek.

    YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF

  • The whispers from the back of life were growing dim as my mind and body soddened.

    Chapter 14

  • They spoke only in whispers, and I saw them all as agelessly fusty.

    Roger Fransecky: What Will You Remember?

  • Some of the passengers exclaim in whispers, childishly, softly,

    Lance Mannion:

  • I was engrossed with a memorizing the details of a large figure of the male reproductive system in my textbook until I heard the gasps and whispers from the other passengers.

    Panties and Seduction

  • The Alamo is still a solemn and sacred place, where people speak in whispers and cameras are not allowed.

    A brief San Antonio travelogue! « Skulls in the Stars

  • You’ve heard of us in whispers or in the dark of night.

    The Codex Continual » A Warning

  • Girls who defiantly spoke Spanish -- in whispers, but we heard them.

    CLAIMING YOUR PEOPLE: THINK BIG

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