The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby, a running murmur of expostulation

I'd like to know the meaning of "running" in the following passage from The Great Gatsby:

The circle closed up again with a running murmur of expostulation; it was a minute before I could see anything at all. Then new arrivals disarranged the line and Jordan and I were pushed suddenly inside.

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Running means continuing in the sense of people continuing to murmur (speak).