“She looks just like a bride,” whispered my 6-year-old daughter.
He came over to where his son was sitting, he approached him, hugged him, whispered in his ear.
This is the apparent hope of the Obama administration and the whispered pledge of the Netanyahu government.
“Let me just pee in a cup, then,” he whispered, which sent Larson into fits of laughter.
Already, speculations are whispered about the next bunch of winners and losers, all below the radar to be sure.
Gradually it was whispered about that Ginny Cox had done it.
"That was a real 'pleasure exertion,'" she whispered feebly.
“Her clothes are the strangest of all,” Lucile whispered to herself.
"They have discovered us," whispered Clif to the one nearest him.
She whispered darkly to her friend, and they nodded knowingly.
Old English hwisprian "speak very softly" (only in a Northumbrian gloss for Latin murmurare), from Proto-Germanic *khwis- (cf. Middle Dutch wispelen, Old High German hwispalon, German wispeln, wispern, Old Norse hviskra "to whisper"), imitative and probably related to Old English hwistlian "to whistle." Related: Whispered; whispering. The noun is from 1590s.