Examples of muffle in a sentence
They tried to muffle the noise.
I could hear their muffled voices from the next room.
Origin and Etymology of muffle
Middle English muflen
First Known Use: 15th century
MUFFLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of muffle for English Language Learners
: to make (a sound) quieter : to decrease the noise made by (something)
: to wrap or cover (someone or something) in clothing or cloth for warmth or protection
MUFFLE Defined for Kids
Definition of muffle for Students
1 : to deaden the sound of <muffle a cry>
2 : to wrap up so as to hide or protect <muffled in a coat>
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