whispered conversations and glad-handing in smoky London backrooms?
But then, when one sparkled bustier passed her on the runway, she pointed and whispered to her seatmate: “Now, that I could wear.”
He came over to where his son was sitting, he approached him, hugged him, whispered in his ear.
Most of them whispered their stories because they were too ashamed to speak out loud.
“Let me just pee in a cup, then,” he whispered, which sent Larson into fits of laughter.
Gradually it was whispered about that Ginny Cox had done it.
"She won't be married," he whispered to himself in the darkness.
“Her clothes are the strangest of all,” Lucile whispered to herself.
He whispered to the marshal that he would return, and slipped through the window.
She whispered darkly to her friend, and they nodded knowingly.
Old English hwisprian "speak very softly" (only in a Northumbrian gloss for Latin murmurare), from Proto-Germanic *khwis- (cf. Middle Dutch wispelen, Old High German hwispalon, German wispeln, wispern, Old Norse hviskra "to whisper"), imitative and probably related to Old English hwistlian "to whistle." Related: Whispered; whispering. The noun is from 1590s.