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Definitions of murmur

  1. To make a low, continued noise, like the bum of bees: to grumble; to complain; to utter sullen discontent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To utter in a low, suppressed tone; to complain in low tones; mutter; mumble. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To utter or give forth in low or indistinct words or sounds; as, to murmur tales. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To utter complainingly or in a low voice; to grumble. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To utter in a murmur. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, distant waves, or the wind in a forest. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To utter complaints in a low, half-articulated voice; to feel or express dissatisfaction or discontent; to grumble; - often with at or against. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To make a low, continued noise like the hum of bees; speak in a low voice; mutter in discontent; grumble. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To utter a murmur: to grumble:-pr.p. murmuring; pa.t. and pa.p. murmured. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To utter a murmur; grumble. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. complain quietly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To give forth or utter low suppressed sounds; to complain. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she grumbles when she feels overworked" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. A low, indistinct sound, as of a running stream; a complaint in a low, muttering tone; a grumble. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. A low, indistinct sound, like that of running water: a complaint in a low, muttering voice. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. MURMURER. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Low, indistinct sound; muttered complaint. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. A complaint uttered in a half-articulate voice; a low, repeated sound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A low sound, continually repeated, as that of a running stream; a complaint, uttered in a low, muttering voice. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. A low continually-repeated sound or sounds; a complaint uttered in a low suppressed tone. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for murmur

  1. But his voice came only as a vague murmur to the listener's ears. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  2. Then she bore without a murmur the passing pain. – Four Phases of Love by Paul Heyse
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