murmur

Part of speech: noun

MURMURER.

Part of speech: verb

To utter in a low, suppressed tone; to complain in low tones; mutter; mumble.

Part of speech: noun

A complaint uttered in a half- articulate voice; a low, repeated sound.

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Usage examples "murmur":

  1. There was again the murmur of voices, steps along the passage and, finally, the sound of the outer- door closing. - "Adventures of Bindle", Herbert George Jenkins.
  2. The murmur of London once more made music to his ears. - "Will Warburton", George Gissing.
  3. There was at first no answer, then a murmur, then two or three old hats were waved in the air. - "Wych Hazel", Susan and Anna Warner.