verb (used without object)
- a sigh or deep breath.
- a whining, singsong manner of speaking.
- a rumor; unconfirmed report.
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Origin of sough1
OTHER WORDS FROM soughsough·ful·ly, adverbsoughless, adjective
Words nearby sough
Definition for sough (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of sough2
Example sentences from the Web for sough
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