Talk and Whisper


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Talk noun – Information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy.
Usage example: her wild behavior is exciting some lurid talk

Whisper is a synonym for talk in words topic. In some cases you can use "Whisper" instead the word "Talk" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: talking, talkative, talker, talkie
Synonyms for Talk


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Whisper noun – A rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature.
Usage example: there were whispers that the starlet was secretly married

Talk is a synonym for whisper in words topic. Sometimes you can use "Talk" instead the word "Whisper" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: whispered, whispering, whisperer
Synonyms for Whisper

How words are described

brief brief talk brief whisper
dead dead talk dead whisper
simple simple talk simple whisper
small small talk small whisper
Other adjectives: former, last.

Common collocations

time talk time whisper time

Both words in one sentence

  • I heard a whisper That careless talk costs more than you bargained for
  • He does talk, but he's so incredibly shy that it's almost always an inaudible whisper.
  • Music / Alice It couldn't eat or talk loud, but it could make facial expressions and whisper, which drove him insane.
    Source: Music / Alice
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