To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound. See Whisper,
- Soft speech produced without full voice.
- Something uttered very softly.
- A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint: whispers of scandal.
- A low rustling sound: the whisper of wind in the pines.
- To speak softly.
- To speak quietly and privately, as by way of gossip, slander, or intrigue.
- To make a soft rustling sound.
- To utter very softly.
- To say or tell privately or secretly.