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
Mumble a prayer for Stephen Colbert in Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions (Simon & Schuster).
The driver emerged from the water with his hands in the air, robes flowing, gold chain on, mumbling to himself, according to witnesses.
A considerable fraction of the dialogue is unintelligible — a litter of thick accents, mumbled line deliveries and words engulfed by sound effects.
Getting a sneak peak at all the ice chests full of raw oysters lined up near the stage, contestants for the raw oyster eating contest were heard mumbling to themselves that the salt-water bivalve mollusks were looking bigger than usual this year.
The worst set—Drew Taggart of the Chainsmokers mumbling millennial Mad Libs about premature nostalgia while climbing a staircase and then sitting down—felt like a satire on the overrating of white male mediocrity.
Dickenman once jumped out of a moving car on I-95, hopped the median and started off on foot in the other direction while mumbling something about having to go recruit a player.
Shelby asked Crutcher if the car was his, but only mumbled to himself and didn't respond, according to an affidavit.
Imagine if getting a divorce only took having to mumble (or email or text) three words to your wife and the whole thing would be over.
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Origin and Etymology of mumble
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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
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