murmur

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
murmur

Plural
murmurs

  1. (countable & uncountable) A murmur is a low, unclear sound.
    A murmur arose from the audience.
  2. (medicine) A murmur is the sound made by any condition which produces noisy flow of blood through the heart.

Verb[change]

Plain form
murmur

Third-person singular
murmurs

Past tense
murmured

Past participle
murmured

Present participle
murmuring

  1. (intransitive) If you murmur you speak in a low, indistinguishable voice.
    I couldn't hear the words, he just murmured a lot.