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- v. Present participle of mutter.
- n. Something which is muttered
- n. A rumour.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sound made by one who mutters; grumbling; mumbling: as, an angry muttering.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
- n. a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
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Tina gets worried after she hears Justin muttering something about wardrobe malfunctions …
On his way out, he used two profanities in muttering aloud that Ruff should mind his own business.
I heard a muttering from the wheelhouse, and made out the word "Slagfinn" — not at all a good thing.
Mao and Huang hears Yin muttering about the number which she apparently came across at a fanfiction story she read about, thanks to Kiko’s influence.
Meditation -- the Hebrew word means "mumbling" or "muttering" -- is the hearth's log.
"I said, 'I don't know what your intentions are, Lord, but I hope if I die, I die a brave person,'" one of the crew members recalls muttering to himself.
The form _patrying cove_ seems to suggest a derivation from 'pattering' or 'muttering' -- the Pater - noster, up to the time of the Reformation, was recited by the priest in a low voice as far as 'and lead us not into temptation' when the choir joined in.
When told that they would thereby lose all their pay, they replied, “Yes, but not our lives,” and they walked off from him muttering, which is insulting to one of his rank.
That definitely counts as one of those jaw dropping, baka muttering, geeky chuckle moments if I've ever saw one.
Let's face it, when we see someone with an anguished expression muttering to himself, we clear the room or head to the other side of the street.