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Origin of stage whisper
Words nearby stage whisper
Example sentences from the Web for stage whisper
She came to their corner, and, bending over Dolly, spoke to her in stage-whisper.Vagabondia|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Said Madame Planchet, in her stage-whisper: "The serveece of the young god of beautee!"They Call Me Carpenter|Upton Sinclair
"They are afraid you will break the bank," she said, in a stage-whisper not meant to be wasted.The Guests Of Hercules|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
"Sure, they're no words of yours," said some one in a stage-whisper, far down in the audience.The Flag|Homer Greene
"And gingerbread and cheese," added mamma, in reply to something said by the girl in a sort of stage-whisper.
British Dictionary definitions for stage whisper
Idioms and Phrases with stage whisper
A whisper loud enough to be overheard, as in Our three-year-old behaved beautifully at the ceremony, but then he asked in a stage whisper, “Why does that lady have blue hair?” This expression alludes to an actor's whisper on stage, which is meant to be heard by the audience. [Mid-1800s]