whisperous

[ hwis-per-uhs, wis- ]
/ ˈʰwɪs pər əs, ˈwɪs- /

adjective

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Origin of whisperous

First recorded in 1880–85; whisper + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM whisperous

whis·per·ous·ly, adverb
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