- n. 低语；窃窃私语；飒飒的声音
- vi. 低声说；窃窃私语；飒飒地响
- vt. 耳语；私语
- 私下告诉， 密谈，秘密告诉
- vt. & vi. 低声说,耳语,嘀咕 speak softly, using only the breath, not the voice
- [C] 低语,耳语,私语 speech produced by whispering
- [C] 传闻,谣言 a piece of information passed secretly from one person to another
- [S] 轻柔的飒飒风声 a soft windy sound
speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
speak softly; in a low voice
- There is no word, no whisper, no cry.
- She said it in a whisper, so I didn't hear.
- I heard the whisper of wind in the pines.
- The children were whispering in the corner.
- You'll have to whisper or he'll hear you.
- She whisper to me so no one else will hear.
- It is bad manners to whisper in company.
- Don't you know it's rude to whisper?
- The wind was whispering in the roof.
- Fatso leaned over to whisper in her ear.
- They love to whisper intimately.
- When the teacher turned around , they began to whisper.
- Did she whisper in your ear at the meeting?
- You'll have to whisper or he'll hear.
- She is whispering to her sister.
- The wind was whispering in the pines.
- She whispered a reply.
- She whispered a few words weakly before she fell down.
- The adventures have been whispered everywhere.
- He whispered that he had got a new job.
- It is whispered that he is heavily in debt.
- It is whispered that the mayor is to resign.
- “Listen!”she whispered.
- “How long am I going to stay?”she whispered anxiously.
- He whispered the news to me.
- She is whispering a story to her daughter.
- A little bird whispered it to me.
- She whispered to me that his temperature was up again.
- He whispered me that Ade had been arrested.
- I whispered him not to make any noise.
- I heard a whisper that he had been admitted to a university.
- I've heard a whisper that he's going to resign.
- This fine engine makes only a whisper when running at full speed.
- whisper about1 (v.+adv.)
悄悄传播 spread a story quietly round a place
whisper sth ⇔ about
The story is being whispered about.
It's being whispered about that Jim and Mary are to separate.
- whisper about2 (v.+prep.)
在…悄悄传播 spread a story quietly round a place
whisper sth about sth
The news is being whispered about the neighbourhood.
His ill luck has been whispered about the neighbourhood.
- in a whisper〔whispers〕
轻声地,悄悄地 in speech produced by whispering
- whisper a few words 低声说几句
- whisper affectionately 深情地低声说话
- whisper audibly 出声地窃窃私语
- whisper breathlessly 有气无力地低声说话
- whisper brokenly 不完整地低声说话
- whisper eagerly 热切地低声说话
- whisper feverishly 高度兴奋地低语
- whisper fiercely 狂暴地窃窃私语
- whisper hoarsely 嗓音沙哑地低语
- whisper impressively 令人感动地低语
- whisper mysteriously 神秘地窃窃私语
- whisper overtly 公开地流传
- whisper passionately 热情地低语
- whisper savagely 猛烈地低语
- whisper urgently 急切地窃窃私语
- whisper about 悄悄传播
- whisper around 悄悄传播
- dark whispers 悲观的传闻
- stage whisper (表演中有意让观众听见的)舞台低语,低声旁白
- in a whisper 低声地
The rifle slides from its cover with a whisper of canvas on metal.出自：Shooting Life
He took the trouble to whisper.出自： Aldous Huxley
误 He is whispering his neighbour,“let's go hunting.”
正 He is whispering to his neighbour,“let's go hunting.”
误 Jane and Mary are chatting in whisper.
正 Jane and Mary are chatting in a whisper.
正 Jane and Mary are chatting in whispers.
析 表示“低声,耳语”时,应该说in a whisper 或in whispers,而不能说 in whisper。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的hwisprian，意为低声细语。