[hwis-puh-ree, wis-]
like a whisper: a soft, whispery voice.
abounding in whispers or other quiet, mysterious sounds: dark, whispery streets.

1825–35; whisper + -y1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To whispery
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: whisperous
Next Definition: whist
Words Near: whispery
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for whispery
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing whispery
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
The general tenor of the office was whispery, with darting eyes-a sense of angst and surprise settled over the cubes.
Wind whizzed around them and the whispery voice echoed again and again and again.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature