- 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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There were murmurs early on that Brady and Arians didn’t vibe.NFL QBs’ second acts have often failed. As usual, Tom Brady is ready to defy the odds.|Eric Adelson|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
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
The audience murmured knowingly, as if this were a familiar, yet still frightening observation.Meet The Husband and Wife Novelists Talking Israel to The Christian Right|Sarah Posner|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As the lips of the dead Disney moved, people in the audience murmured their agreement.
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
"On a warm summer's day it's delightfully cool down here," Mr. Meadow Mouse murmured.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Mrs. Kaye, without turning her head, murmured something indistinctly, and lit another cigarette.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
“It is a perfect identification,” murmured Mr. Arden, with his eyes still riveted on the plaster faces.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
"A woman's particular reason is a man's feeble excuse," murmured Sir Lucien rudely.Dope|Sax Rohmer
I believe I murmured something suitable, but it was absurd to pretend to be overjoyed at the news.Uncanny Tales|Various