rumored; reported: He is whispered to be planning to run for governor.
- half-whispered, adjective
- quasi-whispered, adjective
- un·whis·pered, adjective
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How to use whispered in a sentence
The hum of the average refrigerator is about 50 decibels, and a whispered conversation is about 20 decibels.Best portable air conditioner: Cool off where you need it most | Eric Alt | December 17, 2020 | Popular-Science
At the end of his prayer, the grand mufti whispered aloud: “May God accept it.”Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God? | Jay Parini | December 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Later, he taught her how to smoke, and still later, they whispered of politics, and fears and hopes for their futures.
Her mother warned her that the birds at school could hear her when she whispered, that her thoughts were never hers alone.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State | Lizzie Crocker | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She smiled and whispered, "Are you the girl who was here on Sunday, ringing the bell?"
But on the Nation, these are the kinds of stories only whispered behind closed doors.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild | Caitlin Dickson | August 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But first he held a whispered colloquy with the Princess, whom he entreated, or persuaded, to re-enter her gorgeous vehicle.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
"Mind what I told you, Henery," he whispered very loud, glaring at Mr. Holmes.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
Garnache had been all eyes for some furtive sign, some whispered word; but he had surprised neither.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
As Ernest approached, the sound of whispered words caught his ear.