murmur

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mur·mur

 (mûr′mər)
n.
1. A low, indistinct, continuous sound: spoke in a murmur; the murmur of the waves.
2. An indistinct, whispered, or confidential complaint; a mutter.
3. Medicine An abnormal sound, usually emanating from the heart, that sometimes indicates a diseased condition.
v. mur·mured, mur·mur·ing, mur·murs
v.intr.
1. To make a low, continuous, indistinct sound or succession of sounds.
2. To complain in low mumbling tones; grumble.
v.tr.
To say in a low indistinct voice; utter indistinctly: murmured his approval.

[Middle English murmure, from Old French, from Latin murmur, a humming, roaring, of imitative origin.]

mur′mur·er n.
mur′mur·ing·ly adv.
mur′mur·ous adj.
mur′mur·ous·ly adv.

murmur

(ˈmɜːmə)
n
1. a continuous low indistinct sound, as of distant voices
2. an indistinct utterance: a murmur of satisfaction.
3. a complaint; grumble: he made no murmur at my suggestion.
4. (Medicine) med any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest. See also heart murmur
vb, -murs, -muring or -mured
5. to utter (something) in a murmur
6. (intr) to complain in a murmur
[C14: as n, from Latin murmur; vb via Old French murmurer from Latin murmurāre to rumble]
ˈmurmurer n
ˈmurmuring n, adj
ˈmurmuringly adv
ˈmurmurous adj

mur•mur

(ˈmɜr mər)

n.
1. a low and indistinct continuous sound, as of a brook or the wind, or of distant voices.
2. a mumbled or private expression of discontent.
3. an abnormal continuous or periodic sound heard within the body by auscultation, esp. one originating in the heart valves.
v.i.
4. to make a low and indistinct continuous sound.
5. to complain in a low tone or in private.
v.t.
6. to express in murmurs.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Latin murmurāre]
mur′mur•er, n.

murmur

- Comes from the Latin word for "rustling," and can mean "complain, grumble about."
See also related terms for rustling.

murmur


Past participle: murmured
Gerund: murmuring

Imperative
murmur
murmur
Present
I murmur
you murmur
he/she/it murmurs
we murmur
you murmur
they murmur
Preterite
I murmured
you murmured
he/she/it murmured
we murmured
you murmured
they murmured
Present Continuous
I am murmuring
you are murmuring
he/she/it is murmuring
we are murmuring
you are murmuring
they are murmuring
Present Perfect
I have murmured
you have murmured
he/she/it has murmured
we have murmured
you have murmured
they have murmured
Past Continuous
I was murmuring
you were murmuring
he/she/it was murmuring
we were murmuring
you were murmuring
they were murmuring
Past Perfect
I had murmured
you had murmured
he/she/it had murmured
we had murmured
you had murmured
they had murmured
Future
I will murmur
you will murmur
he/she/it will murmur
we will murmur
you will murmur
they will murmur
Future Perfect
I will have murmured
you will have murmured
he/she/it will have murmured
we will have murmured
you will have murmured
they will have murmured
Future Continuous
I will be murmuring
you will be murmuring
he/she/it will be murmuring
we will be murmuring
you will be murmuring
they will be murmuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been murmuring
you have been murmuring
he/she/it has been murmuring
we have been murmuring
you have been murmuring
they have been murmuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been murmuring
you will have been murmuring
he/she/it will have been murmuring
we will have been murmuring
you will have been murmuring
they will have been murmuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been murmuring
you had been murmuring
he/she/it had been murmuring
we had been murmuring
you had been murmuring
they had been murmuring
Conditional
I would murmur
you would murmur
he/she/it would murmur
we would murmur
you would murmur
they would murmur
Past Conditional
I would have murmured
you would have murmured
he/she/it would have murmured
we would have murmured
you would have murmured
they would have murmured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.murmur - a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
2.murmur - a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
schwa, shwa - a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables
3.murmur - an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
systolic murmur - a murmur heard during systole
4.murmur - a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
complaint - an expression of grievance or resentment
Verb1.murmur - speak softly or indistinctly; "She murmured softly to the baby in her arms"
coo - speak softly or lovingly; "The mother who held her baby was cooing softly"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
susurrate - issue soft noises
2.murmur - make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she grumbles when she feels overworked"
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

murmur

verb
1. mumble, whisper, mutter, drone, purr, babble, speak in an undertone He turned and murmured something to the professor.
noun
1. whisper, whispering, mutter, mumble, drone, purr, babble, undertone She spoke in a low murmur.
2. drone, buzz, hum, purr, thrum The clamour of traffic had receded to a distant murmur.
3. complaint, word, moan (informal), grumble, beef (slang), grouse, gripe (informal) She was so flattered she paid up without a murmur.

murmur

noun
1. A low, indistinct, and often continuous sound:
2. A low indistinct utterance of complaint:
verb
1. To make a low, continuous, and indistinct sound:
2. To complain in low indistinct tones:
3. To speak or utter indistinctly, as by lowering the voice or partially closing the mouth:
Translations
تَمْتَمَه، خَرير، حَفيف، وَشْوَشَهيُتَمْتِمُ، يُهَمْهِمُ، يَهمِسُ
mumlánímumlatzurčení
mumlemumlenbrusen
kohinamuminamumistamutinamutista
morajmorajlikmormol
muldra, umlaniîur, gjálfur; muldur
murmur
kuždėtimurmantismurmesysšlamantis
burbuļošanaburbuļotčalošanačalotmurmināšana
zurčanie
mrmratišumenje
mumlamummel

murmur

[ˈmɜːməʳ]
A. N (= soft speech) → murmullo m; [of water, leaves] → murmullo m, susurro m; [of distant traffic] → rumor m
there were murmurs of disagreementhubo un murmullo de desaprobación
without a murmursin una queja
see also heart B
B. VI [person] → murmurar; [water] → murmurar, susurrar
to murmur about sth (= complain) → quejarse de algo, murmurar de algo

murmur

[ˈmɜːrr]
nmurmure m
They spoke in low murmurs → Ils parlaient à voix basse.
a murmur of conversation → un bourdonnement de voix
to do sth without a murmur (= without a word of complaint) → faire qch sans murmurer
vt [+ words] → murmurer
vimurmurer heart murmur

murmur

n (= soft speech)Murmeln nt, → Raunen nt (liter); (of discontent)Murren nt; (of water, wind, leaves, traffic)Rauschen nt; there was a murmur of approval/discontentein beifälliges/unzufriedenes Murmeln erhob sich; a soft murmur of voicesgedämpftes Stimmengemurmel; …, she said in a murmur…, murmelte sie; not a murmurkein Laut; without a murmurohne zu murren
vtmurmeln; (with discontent) → murren
vimurmeln; (with discontent) → murren (→ about, against über +acc); (fig)rauschen

murmur

[ˈmɜːməʳ]
1. n (soft speech) → mormorio; (of traffic, voices) → brusio; (of bees) → ronzio; (of leaves) → fruscio
there were murmurs of disagreement → c'era un mormorio di disapprovazione
without a murmur → senza fiatare
heart murmur (Med) → soffio al cuore
2. vt & viborbottare, mormorare

murmur

(ˈməːmə) noun
a quiet, indistinct sound, eg that of running water or low voices. the murmur of the sea; There was a low murmur among the crowd.
verb
to make such a sound. The child murmured (something) in his sleep.
ˈmurmuring adjective

mur·mur

n. soplo, ruido; sonido breve raspante, esp. un sonido anormal del corazón. .

murmur

n (card) soplo; heart — soplo cardíaco