Tabitha Whiting

Oct 16, 2019

3 min read

A Word You Need To Know: Susurrus

You know when you hear a great-sounding word that you’ve never heard of before, and then it turns out to have a beautiful, fitting meaning too? For me, coming across the word ‘susurrus’ recently was just that.

The Oxford English Dictionary definition of the word susurrus is ‘A low soft sound, as of whispering or muttering; a whisper; a rustling’. The context I first heard the word in was a description of…