whisperer
noun Date: 1530 one that whispers; specifically rumormonger

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Whisperer — may refer to: *someone who whispers *Horse whisperer *Ghost Whisperer *Dog Whisperer *The Whisperer …   Wikipedia

  • Whisperer — Whis per*er, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who whispers. [1913 Webster] 2. A tattler; one who tells secrets; a conveyer of intelligence secretly; hence; a backbiter; one who slanders secretly. Prov. xvi. 28. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whisperer — /ˈwɪspərə/ (say wispuhruh) noun 1. someone or something that whispers. 2. a person who is able to make an animal, usually specified, calm and docile by non verbal communication: cat whisperer; animal whisperer. 3. a person who can make a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • whisperer — whisper ► VERB 1) speak very softly using one s breath rather than one s throat. 2) literary rustle or murmur softly. ► NOUN 1) a whispered word or phrase, or a whispering tone of voice. 2) literary a soft rustling or murmuring sound. 3) a rumour …   English terms dictionary

  • whisperer — /hwis peuhr euhr, wis /, n. 1. a person or thing that whispers. 2. a gossip, talebearer, rumor monger, or the like. [1540 50; WHISPER + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • whisperer — noun a) Someone who whispers. b) Someone who tells secrets; a gossip …   Wiktionary

  • whisperer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person habitually engaged in idle talk about others: blab, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, rumormonger, scandalmonger, tabby, talebearer, taleteller, tattle, tattler, tattle tale, telltale. Slang: yenta.… …   English dictionary for students

  • whisperer — whis·per·er || hwɪspÉ™rÉ™(r) / wɪs n. one who speaks softly, one who mumbles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whisperer — whis·per·er …   English syllables

  • whisperer — noun one who speaks in a whisper • Derivationally related forms: ↑whisper • Hypernyms: ↑speaker, ↑talker, ↑utterer, ↑verbalizer, ↑verbaliser …   Useful english dictionary

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