sough


sough

intransitive verb \ˈsa, ˈsəf\

Definition of SOUGH

:  to make a moaning or sighing sound
sough noun

Examples of SOUGH

  1. <all night long the patient was soughing in her sleep>

Origin of SOUGH

Middle English swoughen, from Old English swōgan; akin to Gothic gaswogjan to groan, Lithuanian svagėti to sound
First Known Use: before 12th century

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