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
Rada and La Cou head the pack; the men are swaying along arm in arm, mumbling a tune.
Within minutes Sam had ushered me into a taxi, mumbling something about an earnings call in the morning, slammed the door, and actually double-tapped the window to signal the driver to hit the gas and take me far, far away.
Republicans would just shrug and mumble something about Hillary's emails.
Nassar was looking down and scribbling notes before mumbling.
The man mumbled a few words and snatched the car keys out of the woman's hands, the report says.
Key players remain maddeningly passive — Gleeson isn’t the most dynamic of actors to begin with, and his Milne is a mumbling milquetoast, moping about with his hands in his pockets, as if work-shopping Eeyore.
Meanwhile, Ryan sang childlike songs, trailed off mid-sentence, and mumbled excuses about the sun being in his eyes.
But many of the women flinched when asked to speak, mumbling out their own names and positions.
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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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