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murmur

US [ˈmɜrmər]
UK [ˈmɜː(r)mə(r)]
  • n.低语;咕哝;喃喃声;嘟囔
  • v.低语;喃喃细语;连续发出低沉的声音;(私下)发怨言
  • Web杂音;低声说;姆尔姆尔
Plural Form:murmurs  Present Participle:murmuring  Past Tense:murmured  
murmur
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth).+ speech.~ that…
低语;喃喃细语to say sth in a soft quiet voice that is difficult to hear or understand
She murmured her agreement.
她低声表示同意。
He murmured something in his sleep.
他在睡梦里嘟囔了些什么。
She was murmuring in his ear.
她在他耳边悄声说话。
2.
[i]
连续发出低沉的声音to make a quiet continuous sound
The wind murmured in the trees.
风在树林中沙沙作响。
3.
[i]
~ (against sb/sth)
(私下)发怨言,发牢骚to complain about sb/sth, but not openly
n.
1.
[c]
低语;喃喃声a quietly spoken word or words
She answered in a faint murmur.
她低声应答。
Murmurs of ‘Praise God’ went around the circle.
周围的人群发出了“赞美主”的低语声。
2.
[c]
嘟囔;咕哝a quiet expression of feeling
a murmur of agreement/approval/complaint
表示同意╱赞同╱抱怨的低语声
He paid the extra cost without a murmur(= without complaining at all) .
他一声不吭地付了额外的费用。
polite murmurings of gratitude
有礼貌地连连低声道谢
3.
[sing]
接连从远处传来的低沉的声音a low continuous sound in the background
the distant murmur of traffic
远处传来的车辆的嘈杂声
4.
[c]
(胸部的)杂音a faint sound in the chest, usually a sign of damage or disease in the heart
a heart murmur
心脏杂音

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