murmuring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

murmuring

  1. Present participle of murmur.

Noun[edit]

murmuring (plural murmurings)

  1. A sound that murmurs.
    the murmurings of trees in the wind
  2. A complaint against something.
    • Bible, Philippians 2:14
      Do all things without murmurings and disputings.
    • Maria Edgeworth
      When Mrs. Churchill's orders were made known, they caused many secret marvellings and murmurings.