Pronunciation: (sou, suf),[key] —v.i. 1. to make a rushing, rustling, or murmuring sound: the wind soughing in the meadow. 2. Scot. and North Eng.to speak, esp. to preach, in a whining, singsong voice.
—n. 1. a sighing, rustling, or murmuring sound.
2. Scot. and North Eng. a. a sigh or deep breath.
b. a whining, singsong manner of speaking.
c. a rumor; unconfirmed report.