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whisper

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whisper

  1. a rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature there were whispers that the starlet was secretly married Synonyms canard, story, taleRelated Words dirt, gossip, scuttlebutt, talebearing, talk, tattle; dirty laundry, dirty linen; defamation, libel, slander; hearsay; fable, fabrication, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, lie, mendacity, prevarication, untruth, whopper


whisper

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whisper

  1. to make (as a piece of information) the subject of common talk without any authority or confirmation of accuracy assistants whispered that the two singers were having a secret relationship Synonyms bruit (about), circulate, noise (about or out), rumorRelated Words bandy (about), blab, dish, gossip, tattle; bare, disclose, divulge, expose, let on (about), report, reveal, spill, tell; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest; blaze, broadcast, proclaim, promulgate, propagate, publicize, spread



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