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Murmur meaning

murmur - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; " she grumbles when she feels overworked"
  2. 2. A low, confused, and indistinct sound, like that of running water.
  3. 3. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice.
  4. 4. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, distant waves, or the wind in a forest.
  5. 5. To utter or give forth in low or indistinct words or sounds; as, to murmur tales.
  6. 6. To utter complaints in a low, half- articulated voice; to feel or express dissatisfaction or discontent; to grumble; - often with at or against.
  7. 7. Low, indistinct sound; muttered complaint.
  8. 8. To utter a murmur; grumble.
  9. 9. To utter in a murmur.

murmur - examples of usage

  1. He had heard the sound of many footsteps and the murmur of many voices. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. Yes, there was a murmur of voices outside. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  3. " I'll not forget," the girl made answer in a murmur. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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