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  • nounlow, continuous sound
  • verbmake low, continuous sound

synonyms for murmur

  • buzz
  • hum
  • muttering
  • rumble
  • whisper
  • babble
  • buzzing
  • drone
  • grumble
  • humming
  • mumble
  • murmuration
  • mutter
  • purr
  • rumor
  • susurration
  • undertone
  • whispering
See also synonyms for: murmured / murmurer / murmuring

antonyms for murmur

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  • quiet
  • be quiet
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How to use murmur in a sentence

Used this way, the fabric microphone might listen for murmurs.
THIS NEW FABRIC CAN ‘HEAR’ SOUNDS OR BROADCAST THEMCAROLYN WILKEAPRIL 29, 2022SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This gun operates at a whisper-soft murmur, so you never have to worry about disturbing those around you, especially if you share a small space.
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The game was a pitchers’ duel until, just like that, Pablo Sandoval swung the Atlanta Braves in front and turned Nationals Park into a gallery of light murmurs.
ERICK FEDDE STUMBLES EARLY, NATS’ BATS FIZZLE LATE AS BRAVES COMPLETE DOUBLEHEADER SWEEPJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was the low-level murmur of two people who had forgotten to go on mute, followed by giggling.
A LATINA LAWMAKER SPOKE ABOUT RACISM ON ZOOM. OVER GIGGLES, PEOPLE DISCUSSED HER ACCENT.REBECCA TANMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bernard folded his hands together—almost devoutly—and stood gazing at her with a long, inarticulate murmur of satisfaction.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
At the store he would never have given in, but he was not accustomed to hearing so loud a murmur of approval greet the opposition.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Indians, standing on the doorway, also fell on their knees, and a low-whispered murmur was heard.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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WORDS RELATED TO MURMUR

  • blubbering
  • burble
  • chatter
  • clamor
  • drivel
  • gab
  • gabble
  • gibberish
  • gossip
  • gushing
  • idle talk
  • jabber
  • jabbering
  • jargon
  • murmur
  • muttering
  • prattle
  • ranting
  • tattling
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