murmurous murmurous


  • (adj) characterized by soft sounds



  1. The crow of the fighting cock is Porto Rico's national anthem, sung from early dawn to murmurous dusk by spur-legged game-birds tethered in squalid door-yards all over the island.
  2. For ten moist, murmurous Indian nights a British captain sat behind a bush with an elephant gun on his knees, waiting for Satan.
  3. As the afternoon shadows lengthened, a secretary was again seen passing through the murmurous streets to the newsstands, the bookstalls.
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