Associations to the word «Muttering»


MUTTERING, verb. Present participle of mutter
MUTTERING, noun. Something which is muttered
MUTTERING, noun. A rumour.

Dictionary definition

MUTTERING, noun. A low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech.
MUTTERING, noun. A complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone.

Wise words

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