Synonyms of whisper in English:

whisper


See definition of whisper

verb

1‘Alison was whispering in his ear’

SYNONYMS

murmur, mutter, mumble, say softly, speak softly, say in muted tones, speak in muted tones, say in hushed tones, speak in hushed tones, say sotto voce, speak sotto voce

breathe, purr, say under one's breath

ANTONYMS

shout

2‘the wind and the mist whispered in the grass’

SYNONYMS

rustle, murmur, sigh, moan, sough, whoosh, whir, swish, blow, breathe

rare susurrate

ANTONYMS

howl, roar


noun

1‘she spoke in a whisper’

SYNONYMS

murmur, mutter, mumble, low voice, hushed tone, undertone

ANTONYMS

shout

2‘the hot desert wind died to a whisper’

SYNONYMS

rustle, murmur, sigh, moan, sough, whoosh, whir, swish

rare susurration

ANTONYMS

howl, roar

3‘the whisper of falling water’

SYNONYMS

babble, burble, purl, lap

plash

ANTONYMS

roar, thunder

4‘I heard a whisper that he's been selling coins lately’

SYNONYMS

rumour, story, report, speculation, insinuation, suggestion, hint

gossip, hearsay, word, scandal, tittle-tattle, idle talk

on dit, bavardage

Kaffeeklatsch

West Indian labrish, shu-shu

informal buzz

British informal goss

North American informal scuttlebutt

NZ Australian informal furphy

South African informal skinder

rare bruit

5‘he didn't even show a whisper of interest’

SYNONYMS

trace, scrap, touch, tinge, hint, suggestion, suspicion, soupçon, whiff, inkling, scintilla, whit, spark, glimmer, flicker, atom, speck, bit, ounce, drop, dash, jot, iota, shred, crumb, morsel, fragment, vestige, grain, spot, mite, modicum

informal smidgen, smidge, tad

Irish informal stim

archaic scantling, scruple