whisperer

[ hwis-per-er, wis- ]
/ ˈʰwɪs pər ər, ˈwɪs- /

noun

a person or thing that whispers.
a gossip, talebearer, rumor-monger, or the like.

Nearby words

  1. whisky mac,
  2. whisky rebellion,
  3. whisky-jack,
  4. whisper,
  5. whispered,
  6. whispering,
  7. whispering campaign,
  8. whispering gallery,
  9. whisperingly,
  10. whisperous

Origin of whisperer

First recorded in 1540–50; whisper + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for whisperer

whisperer

/ (ˈwɪspərə) /

noun

a person or thing that whispers
a person who is able to tame or control animals, esp by talking to them in gentle tonesa horse whisperer
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