Synonyms and Antonyms of muffle

  1. 1 to deaden the sound of the walls muffled their conversation so that only a low murmur was heard Synonyms mute, stifle Related Words insulate, soundproof; pad; dampen, mellow, soften, subdue, tone (down); baffle; smother Near Antonyms amplify, boost, deepen, enhance, heighten, increase, magnify, step up, strengthen Antonyms unmuffle

  2. 2 to surround or cover closely the airport had been muffled in fog all morning long Synonyms bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, enfold, shroud, swathe, veil, wrapRelated Words curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip

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a brief usually trivial fact

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