murmur - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb 

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/ˈmɜː(r)mə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theymurmur
he/she/itmurmurs
present participlemurmuring
past tensemurmured
past participlemurmured
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive]

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    to say something in a very quiet voice

    Frances murmured an apology as she left.

    He was murmuring in her ear.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to make a quiet continuous sound

    The little stream murmured at the foot of the garden.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] formal to complain in a quiet or secret way about someone or something
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derived word

murmuring

noun [countable/uncountable]
singularmurmuring
pluralmurmurings