(v. i.) To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.
(n.) A sharp, shrill cry, uttered suddenly, as in terror or in pain; a shriek; a screech.
(1) "I was eight in 1983, but I remember a plane that flew low over our Bulawayo suburb and army loud-hailers screaming: 'You are surrounded.'
(2) Seconds later the camera turns away as what sounds like at least 15 gunshots are fired amid bystanders’ screams.
(3) You could understand why the Met was frantic to find who had stabbed Rachel Nickell 49 times on Wimbledon Common while her screaming child looked on, but the case against Stagg was preposterous.
(4) Scream Queens is the kind of show where you discover a secret locked room in the basement in one scene and then we find out exactly what is in the room three scenes later.
(5) I remember the blood pouring across the floor and the screaming of the nanny looking after our boys."
(6) Barry Roux, Burger added: "I heard petrified screaming before the gunshots and just after the gunshots.
(7) Speaking through an interpreter, she said: We woke up from the screams.
(8) A 25-year-old man has handed himself in to police after video footage emerged that appeared to show a man screaming Islamophobic abuse at a pensioner, and then seeming to throw his walking frame out on to the pavement.
(9) When Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals , a series where James made a habit of disappearing in the fourth quarter, it somehow felt like an underdog victory (because nothing screams "true underdogs" like a Dallas-based team bankrolled by a billionaire mogul ).
(10) As fighter jets screamed overhead and tanks churned up the sand, it looked and sounded like the violent protests sweeping the Middle East had spread to the wealthy emirate of Abu Dhabi.
(11) In between, I watch a parade of Berliner life: women chain-smoking in the pool’s trademark wicker chairs, fully clothed men sipping a morning beer in the 26C heat, kids jumping off the diving pier and screaming down the large waterslide.
(12) His story - which he was led through on Monday by his lawyer - is that he was outside his house cleaning Sadie, his dog, when the girls came down the road; that he took Holly and Jessica into his house because Holly had a nosebleed; took them upstairs into the bathroom where Holly sat on the edge of the full bath and he gave her tissues to staunch it; took Holly into his bedroom, to sit on the bed while Jessica used the toilet, took Holly back into the bathroom where she could finish cleaning up her nosebleed; accidentally slipped beside Holly and the full bath, and heard a splash; froze in panic; placed his hand over Jessica's mouth because she was screaming, 'You pushed her'.
(13) An American citizen abandoned in a Yemeni jail amid the country’s spiralling chaos is heard screaming for his life in a newly released telephone call.
(14) You know – big rooms, lots of screaming people at the stage door.
(15) The officer orders Castile not to reach for it and not to pull it out to which Castile replies: “I’m not pulling it out.” The officer reaches his left arm into the vehicle, screaming, while he draws his weapon with his right hand and, all in one motion, fires seven bullets into the vehicle, killing Castile.
(16) Nobody is sure what dangerous chemical imbalance this would create but the Fiver is convinced we'd all be dust come October or November, the earth scorched, with only three survivors roaming o'er the barren landscape: Govan's answer to King Lear, ranting into a hole in the ground; a mute, wild-eyed pundit, staring without blinking into a hole in the ground; and a tall, irritable figure standing in front of the pair of them, screaming in the style popularised by Klaus Kinski, demanding they take a look at his goddamn trouser arrangement, which he has balanced here on the platform of his hand for easy perusal, or to hell with them, for they are no better than pigs, worthless, spineless pigs.
(17) When we were treating him, he was not screaming or crying, just in shock.” There was so much there in his face, the blood and the dust mixed, at that age Mustafa al-Sarout Hours after he and his family were rescued, Omran was discharged from hospital, having suffered a head injury and bruises in the attack, but nothing too serious.
(18) We’re going to have our country back, and protect our second amendment.” After each demagogic slogan, the crowd screamed its approval, waving placards that called themselves the “silent majority for Trump”.
(19) Although he grew up in the American south, you’d think he had spent years screaming from the stands of Old Trafford.
(20) Imran Khan, the cricketer turned politician, hosted the event, where Ridley, who also now does human rights work, said: "I call her the 'grey lady' because she is almost a ghost, a spectre whose cries and screams continue to haunt those who heard her."
(v. i.) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound. See Whisper, n.
(n.) To make a low, sibilant sound or noise.
(n.) To speak with suspicion, or timorous caution; to converse in whispers, as in secret plotting.
(v. t.) To utter in a low and nonvocal tone; to say under the breath; hence, to mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper.
(v. t.) To address in a whisper, or low voice.
(v. t.) To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.
(n.) A low, soft, sibilant voice or utterance, which can be heard only by those near at hand; voice or utterance that employs only breath sound without tone, friction against the edges of the vocal cords and arytenoid cartilages taking the place of the vibration of the cords that produces tone; sometimes, in a limited sense, the sound produced by such friction as distinguished from breath sound made by friction against parts of the mouth. See Voice, n., 2, and Guide to Pronunciation, // 5, 153, 154.
(n.) A cautious or timorous speech.
(n.) Something communicated in secret or by whispering; a suggestion or insinuation.
(n.) A low, sibilant sound.
(1) No changes for either side, but Zinedine Zidane has been whispering into Cristiano Ronaldo's ear as he retakes the pitch.
(2) This group includes patients with adductor involvement (phonatory dystonia, recurrent laryngeal nerve section failure, respiratory dystonia) and those with abductor involvement (whispering dystonia).
(3) Wide-eyed, tentative and much given to confidences – her voice falls to an eager whisper when she's really dishing – she seems far younger than her years.
(4) Owing to ill health that she'd rather remained a private matter, Yaqoob stepped down as a Birmingham councillor last year, but there are now whispers about her possible arrival in the House of Commons.
(5) Just a whisper between us, its about time some of the old guard got a hoot under their perch.
(6) Read more Like everyone on the Tour, Sharapova will have heard locker-room whispers of skulduggery, real or imagined.
(7) He survived, and The Horse Whisperer became the stuff of literary legend, one of the bestselling books of all time and a Hollywood movie starring Robert Redford.
(8) Yet the whole thing was sly and subversive, for it whispered, see, see what you have been missing.
(9) They whisper encouragement to each other, to gee themselves up.
(10) The only sound was the breeze whispering to the grass: splendour in solitude.
(11) "He must go for the sake of Libya," is a view expressed in whispers.
(12) He shook his head from side to side, whispering or humming the same three-note tune.
(13) And, whisper it, but I don’t even think his ideas are that radical!” Obviously the huge battleground, despite all these gains and every fresh poll, is middle England.
(14) A month or so ago a whispering campaign, which at one point appeared to emanate from senior figures in Downing Street, suggested that Crosby had placed the usually sunny David Cameron into a straitjacket emblazoned with the words “long-term economic plan”, which he found frustrating.
(15) After months of whisperings, the Post confirmed the news in a tweet Tuesday morning .
(16) Or, whisper it, even spent on new artists who could attract an audience back to music, an audience bored by the quick return, integrity-free pop designed to separate pre-teens from their pocket money.
(17) Like Jay and Hill, they have taken conventional wisdom and whispered a quick apology in its left ear before hitting it hard where it hurts.
(18) And it is whispered that Farah’s wife Tania plays a increasingly dominant role in guiding her husband’s career too.
(19) I half expected it to end with the Houser brothers dressed as Papa Lazarou from League of Gentlemen staring into the camera and whispering seductively, "you all live in Los Santos now".
(20) And then he hands over to Marc Bolland ( "well done, well done" someone whispers as Swannell takes his seat ).