- a sigh or deep breath.
- a whining, singsong manner of speaking.
- a rumor; unconfirmed report.
Origin of sough1
OTHER WORDS FROM soughsough·ful·ly, adverbsoughless, adjective
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How to use sough in a sentence
A coil of smoke drifted across the room from somewhere above—the sough of the burning made the only background to his words.The Onslaught from Rigel|Fletcher Pratt
The rain had stopped, and a sudden sough of the wind in the bushes sounded as if some animal had strayed there.The Angel of Pain|E. F. Benson
Save the dull piping of insects and the sough of the leaves, there was silence everywhere—the sweet restful silence of nature.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
With abatement of breath I listened, but heard nothing except the mournful sough of the pines.Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
An owl was hooting somewhere among the rocks, but no other sound, save the gentle sough of the wind, came to my ears.The Last Galley|Arthur Conan Doyle