Meaning of murmurous in English:


Pronunciation /ˈməːm(ə)rəs/


See murmur

‘Jacqueline du Pre was a gawky 20 year-old with a dazzling smile when she stepped into Kingsway Hall, Holborn, on August 19, 1965 to find Sir John Barbirolli on the rostrum and the London Symphony Orchestra in murmurous mood.’
  • ‘A more immediately evident reference to the goat-being sequence is in Joyce's use of ‘hither and thither’ to indicate a murmurous, tactile speech-act.’
  • ‘The liquid coursed down the fabric in rivulets and emptied into a semicircular metal basin below, producing the murmurous sound of a steady downpour.’
  • ‘He felt some dark presence moving irresistibly upon him from the darkness, a presence subtle and murmurous as a flood filling him wholly with itself.’
  • ‘The murmurous crowd, pensive and excited, exits the room, funneling like oil through the one passage once again into the trench.’