Definition of whisperer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪspərə/


1A person who whispers: he’s a whisperer—you can hardly hear a word he says
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  • The rest of the day was like that, boring classes with three types of people, the whisperers, the shy ones, and the friendly ones.
  • Stina Nordenstam is the Stockholm whisperer, so quiet and child-like in her singing, and her albums have always been moon-lit affairs with the wolves at the door on a frosty night.
  • Loud whisperers from the row behind me hope he is wrong.
1.1A person who spreads gossip or rumours: the whisperers say the committee that appointed him was divided
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  • He emerged from the foothills of a botched coup neurotic about the whisperers.
  • The Whitehall whisperers were caught out by the deceptive intimacy of e-mail.
  • Fragrant whisperers from the third Floor at Nine suggest a coup may by underway for the Today Show.
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
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  • Jo is - or at least, is training to be - a horse whisperer.
  • A talented horse whisperer, she takes comfort in being around horses.
  • Anyone having a problem with their own pooch can consult dog whisperer Steve Fryer, who will be available to share his successful training methods.

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