Associations to the word «Muffled»


MUFFLED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of muffle

Dictionary definition

MUFFLED, adjective. Being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets".
MUFFLED, adjective. Wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy; "children muffled almost to the eyebrows".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.