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whisperer

Syllabification: whis·per·er
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wispərər
 
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Definition of whisperer in English:

noun

1A person who whispers: he’s a whisperer—you can hardly hear a word he says
More example sentences
  • The gigglers and whisperers—there seemed to be several of each—receded.
  • Like Tony Micale he's a whisperer, you can hardly hear a a word he says.
  • Loud whisperers from the row behind me hope he is wrong.
1.1A person who spreads gossip or rumors: the whisperers say the committee that appointed him was divided
More example sentences
  • He is still waging war on many different fronts: against cyclists, against teams, against the media, against France, against the whisperers who insist he is on drugs.
  • The arithmetic of gossip usually makes two and two equal five, but this time, the whisperers seem to be using calculators instead of fingers.
  • When it came down to decisions being made, though, none of the whisperers could identify anyone capable of managing United better than Ferguson.
2 [with modifier] A person skilled in taming or training a specified kind of animal, typically using body language and gentle vocal encouragement rather than physical contact: he’s reportedly set to quit show business to become a horse whisperer
More example sentences
  • It was only a matter of time before Millan's reputation as a dog whisperer began to grow.
  • Although I wouldn't profess to be any sort of "trout whisperer", I like to feel that, over the years, I have learned something of how my quarry think.
  • But while fear of a shark attack may haunt Australian beachgoers as they dip their toes in the oceans that surround their nation, for "shark whisperer" Ian Gordon taunting a massive Great White Shark to attack is all in a day's work.

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