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mutter

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(Entry 1 of 2)

speech that is not clear enough to be understood
  • the distracting mutter of some member of the audience

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mutter

verb

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1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • a muttering group of workers

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2 to speak softly and unclearly
  • muttering to himself under his breath

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The first known use of mutter was in the 14th century

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“Mutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mutter. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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