susurrate

/ (ˈsjuːsəˌreɪt) /

verb

(intr) literary to make a soft rustling sound; whisper; murmur

Nearby words

  1. sustention,
  2. sustentive,
  3. sustineo alas,
  4. susu,
  5. susurrant,
  6. susurration,
  7. susurrous,
  8. susurrus,
  9. susy,
  10. sutcliffe

Derived Formssusurrant (sjuːˈsʌrənt), adjectivesusurration or susurrus, noun

Word Origin for susurrate

C17: from Latin susurrāre to whisper

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