- an abnormal sound heard on listening to the heart, usually through a stethoscope, produced by the blood passing through deformed cardiac valves.
- in some persons a similar sound heard when blood passes through normal valves.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for murmured
When the song “One and Only You” started playing on the tape, Jerry Lee smiled and murmured, “This is dedicated to you.”The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Colleague John Guy shook hands solemnly with Zimmerman's counsel and murmured, "Congratulations."George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty; Looks Forward to 'Getting His Life Back'|Jacqui Goddard|July 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Later she murmured approval as Tori Spelling showed off hostessing tips.Sarah Palin Hosts ‘Today’ and Auditions for a Broader Role|Nick Summers|April 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I murmured the conventional things about his roles in film and theatre.
"I must not disobey mama," Clare murmured, without looking up from the nest her cheek had made on his bosom.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete|George Meredith
"Too early for the Austria," Draconmeyer murmured, a little absently.Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The man Josephine had noticed standing in the shadow came forward and murmured a few words in the magistrate's ear.The Exploits of Juve|Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
"You must have been almost everywhere," she murmured admiringly.Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge|Pemberton Ginther
"Thou wilt go in there to the old man yonder, and sleep by that pleasant fire to-night," he murmured to her.Folle-Farine|Ouida