MUR'MUR, noun [Latin See the Verb.] A low sound continued or continually repeated, as that of a stream running in a stony channel, or that of flame.
Black melancholy sits,
Deepens the murmur of the falling floods,
And breathes a browner horror on the woods.
1. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice.
Some discontents there are, some idle murmurs.
MUR'MUR, verb intransitive [Latin murmuro.]
1. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, rolling waves, or like the wind in a forest; as the murmuring surge.
The forests murmur and the surges roar.
2. To grumble; to complain; to utter complaints in a low, half articulated voice; to utter sullen discontent; with at, before the thing which is the cause of discontent; as, murmur not at sickness; or with at or against, before the active agent which produces the evil.
The Jews murmured at him. John 6:43.
The people murmured against Moses. Exodus 13:1.