When the song “One and Only You” started playing on the tape, Jerry Lee smiled and murmured, “This is dedicated to you.”
Colleague John Guy shook hands solemnly with Zimmerman's counsel and murmured, "Congratulations."
Later she murmured approval as Tori Spelling showed off hostessing tips.
I murmured the conventional things about his roles in film and theatre.
"Here's a go," murmured Gustavus in the greatest trepidation.
“If you think so—” murmured Margaret, and stopped for breath.
Mrs. Pendyce murmured: "Of course, dear Grig, I quite understand."
Was it Anegay of whom Bruno had been thinking when he murmured that she was so like some one?
Rosamund murmured of her gladness that he should be able to enjoy them.
"I can give you only a few moments, Ivan," murmured the princess.
late 14c., "expression of discontent by grumbling," from Old French murmure "murmur, sound of human voices; trouble, argument" (12c.), noun of action from murmurer "to murmur," from Latin murmurare "to murmur, mutter," from murmur (n.) "a hum, muttering, rushing," probably from a PIE reduplicative base *mor-mor, of imitative origin (cf. Sanskrit murmurah "crackling fire," Greek mormyrein "to roar, boil," Lithuanian murmlenti "to murmur"). Meaning "softly spoken words" is from 1670s.
murmur mur·mur (mûr'mər)
An abnormal sound heard on auscultation of the heart, lungs, or blood vessels.