susurrant

/sjuˈsʌrənt/ (say syooh'suruhnt)

adjective
softly murmuring; whispering.
{Latin susurrans, present participle}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • susurrant — susurrant, ante [ sysyrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1805; de susurrer ♦ Qui susurre. Une voix susurrante. ● susurrant, susurrante adjectif Littéraire. Qui susurre : Voix susurrante. susurrant, ante [sysyʀɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj. ÉTYM. 1805, Stendhal …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Susurrant — Su*sur rant, a. [L. susurrans, p. pr. from susurrare to whisper.] Whispering. [R.] The soft susurrant sigh. Poetry of Anti Jacobin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • susurrant — [sə sʉr′ənt] adj. [L susurrans, prp. of susurrare, to whisper: see SWARM1] whispering; murmuring; rustling …   English World dictionary

  • susurrant — adjective making a low continuous indistinct sound like murmuring waves susurrant voices • Syn: ↑murmuring, ↑whispering • Similar to: ↑soft • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • susurrant — /soo serr euhnt/, adj. softly murmuring; whispering. [1785 95; < L susurrant (s. of susurrans) (prp. of susurrare to whisper). See SUSURRUS, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • susurrant — adjective Of speech or sound; murmured, soft. She could make out susurrant voices behind the door …   Wiktionary

  • susurrant — adjective see susurrus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • susurrant — su·sur·rant …   English syllables

  • susurrante — ● susurrant, susurrante adjectif Littéraire. Qui susurre : Voix susurrante …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • susurrer — [ sysyre ] v. <conjug. : 1> • 1539; bas lat. susurrare, onomat. 1 ♦ V. intr. Murmurer doucement. ⇒ chuchoter. « Sa voix fade susurrait, comme un ruisseau qui coule » (Flaubert). 2 ♦ V. tr. Il lui susurrait des mots doux à l oreille. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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