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  Definition of murmur
  1. a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
  2. a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
  3. a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
  4. an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
  5. make complaining remarks or noises under one''s breath; "she grumbles when she feels overworked"
  6. speak softly or indistinctly; "She murmured softly to the baby in her arms"
Similar Words: murmur vowel, grumble, grumbling, murmuring, mutter, muttering, murmuration, mussitation, heart murmur, cardiac murmur, croak, gnarl

 

Hyponyms: systolic murmur, coo, susurrate

 

Derivational Morphology: mutter, grumble, croak, gnarl, grouch, scold, mumble, maunder, mussitate, grumbling, murmuring, muttering, whiner, complainer, moaner, sniveller, crybaby, bellyacher, grumbler, squawker, murmuration, mussitation

 

 
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