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mumble

mum·ble

mumble

 
 
pronunciation:
muhm bl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: mumbled, mumbles, mumbling
definition: to speak low and indistinctly; mutter.
He was mumbling and I couldn't understand what he was saying.The poor man just sat in a corner mumbling to himself.
synonyms:
mutter
antonyms:
articulate
similar words:
babble, gabble, murmur, stammer, whisper
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to say in a low and indistinct voice.
She mumbled her answers, and he had to ask her to repeat them."Oh, give me a break," he mumbled under his breath.
synonyms:
murmur, mutter
antonyms:
articulate
similar words:
babble, gabble, grumble, stammer, whisper
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a low and indistinct utterance.
His mumble made it hard for me to catch his name.
synonyms:
mutter
similar words:
grunt, murmur, stammer, whisper
derivations: mumblingly (adv.), mumbler (n.)
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