adjective Date: 1834 1. resembling a whisper 2. full of whispers

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  • whispery — rē, ri adjective Etymology: whisper (II) + y 1. : resembling a whisper stopped his breathing … to be able to hear any sound, however small and whispery W.V.T.Clark 2. : full of whispers a swamp is a whispery place Edward Kimbrough …   Useful english dictionary

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