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murmur

mur·mur

murmur

 
 
pronunciation:
muhr mr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a sound that is soft, muffled, and ongoing, like the sound made by quiet conversation.
synonyms:
buzz, whisper
antonyms:
blare
similar words:
drone, grumble, hum, mumble, purr, rustle, swish
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: murmured, murmuring, murmurs
definition: to make a soft, muffled, continuous sound.
We heard the brook murmur in the distance.
synonyms:
babble, buzz, mutter
antonyms:
blare
similar words:
drone, hum, mumble, purr, rustle, sigh, swish
derivations: murmuring (adj.), murmuringly (adv.), murmurer (n.)