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Definition of Murmur


  1. A low, confused, and indistinct sound, like that of running water.
  2. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice.
  3. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, distant waves, or the wind in a forest.
  4. To utter complaints in a low, half-articulated voice; to feel or express dissatisfaction or discontent; to grumble; -- often with at or against.
  5. To utter or give forth in low or indistinct words or sounds; as, to murmur tales.
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Murmur Translations

murmur in Dutch is murmelen, murmelen (v. beekje)
murmur in Finnish is kohista
murmur in French is murmurer, maronner, murmure
murmur in German is murmeln
murmur in Italian is farfugliare
murmur in Spanish is canicas, murmullo
murmur in Swedish is mummel, sorla, knota, porla, mumla, susa