As the curtain rose opening night, the audience let out a murmur—a subtle appreciation for beauty in the raw.
And if she did murmur something, why did Ingham choose not to record it?
They occurred without a murmur of protest from the United States.
Selling off the extras, I saw my neighbor marvel at the scent and murmur that he wished he could afford one.
Many Eastwood critics, few of them academics, have done a great deal more than just murmur.
There was a murmur of applause as the bearers set down the stretcher and displayed a goodly cask.
As these occurred, a rustling and a murmur expressed the subdued applause.
He had fought his fight, and gained, and paid the price without a murmur, seeking no palliation.
The voice became a murmur, and then Andy knew that it had been some man speaking in his sleep.
The morning had been rainy; the ground was damp; the wind waved the tree-tops gently and caused a murmur like the tide.
late 14c., "expression of discontent by grumbling," from Old French murmure "murmur, sound of human voices; trouble, argument" (12c.), noun of action from murmurer "to murmur," from Latin murmurare "to murmur, mutter," from murmur (n.) "a hum, muttering, rushing," probably from a PIE reduplicative base *mor-mor, of imitative origin (cf. Sanskrit murmurah "crackling fire," Greek mormyrein "to roar, boil," Lithuanian murmlenti "to murmur"). Meaning "softly spoken words" is from 1670s.
murmur mur·mur (mûr'mər)
An abnormal sound heard on auscultation of the heart, lungs, or blood vessels.