muttered; muttering; mutters
Definition of mutter
1 : to utter sounds or words indistinctly or with a low voice and with the lips partly closed … he gestured and muttered furiously in his lawyer's ear.— Tana French
2 : to murmur complainingly or angrily : grumble Some employees muttered about the changes in the pension plan.
: to utter especially in a low or imperfectly articulated manner muttered an apology
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