Examples of mumble in a Sentence
He mumbled something and then left.
He mumbled “Goodbye” and then left.
I can't understand you when you mumble.
Recent Examples of mumble from the Web
The dealers mumble a few words of affirmation, then ignore them.
Barkley mumbled something entirely incoherent, which the President took as a no, and beckoned for Barkley to come walk with him.
John Waters mumbled something — an apology, maybe — and the two of them walked away.
Two investigators feigning fatherly concern fed Mr. Dassey crucial details and elicited a halting, mumbled and contradictory confession.
The Cassini Mission ACE, the liaison between Earth and the spacecraft, rushes in, his messenger bag slung over his shoulder, and mumbles something to McClure.
Gary Oldman mumbles and bumbles as the new prime minister, seen through the eyes of his nervous secretary, played by rising star Lily James.
One captain with 22 years of experience was punished for undermining a new battalion chief by showing up late to meetings, disrupting at least one meeting by mumbling and rolling his eyes and gossiping about supervisors.
Far from being company for Finn, Brother Reilly continued his fit, mumbling angrily about whores and gooks and dead marines.
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MUMBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mumble for English Language Learners
: to say (something) quietly in an unclear way that makes it difficult for people to know what you said
MUMBLE Defined for Kids
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