mumble


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for mumble

Synonyms for mumble

to speak or utter indistinctly, as by lowering the voice or partially closing the mouth

a low, indistinct, and often continuous sound

Synonyms for mumble

a soft indistinct utterance

grind with the gums

Synonyms

References in classic literature ?
Sir Meyville began to mumble to himself as he pushed them into the boat.
High-strung but reasonable, that's what you are, Killeny Boy, high-strung but reasonable," he continued to mumble as Kwaque helped to roll him into his bunk.
The gardener glanced at his master, who nodded, whereupon Manning lifted a finger to his forehead with a low mumble, and backed cautiously out of the window.
All I would do was to mumble such words as Raffles actually put into my mouth, and that I doubt not with a thoroughly evil grace.
At the sight of Falk, stepping over the gangway, the excellent man would begin to mumble and chew between his teeth something that sounded like German swear-words.
He squeezed my arm till he extorted from me some sort of mumble.
As fair Grimalkin, who, though the youngest of the feline family, degenerates not in ferocity from the elder branches of her house, and though inferior in strength, is equal in fierceness to the noble tiger himself, when a little mouse, whom it hath long tormented in sport, escapes from her clutches for a while, frets, scolds, growls, swears; but if the trunk, or box, behind which the mouse lay hid be again removed, she flies like lightning on her prey, and, with envenomed wrath, bites, scratches, mumbles, and tears the little animal.
ACTING legend Simon Callow has condemned the stars who mumble on TV.
Speaking about the film, they said: "There's a lot to cover in this vast, sprawling film series so let us try to boil it down for you, 'Mumble mumble mumble moon eyes.
Mumble the penguin (Elijah Wood), who learned to dance in the first film, has raised a son called Erik (Ava Acres) with his wife Gloria (Pink).
Mumble the penguin (Elijah Wood), has raised a son called Erik (Ava Acres) with his wife Gloria (Pink).
HAPPY FEET TWO (U, 103 mins) 5/10 MUMBLE the penguin (Elijah Wood), who learned to dance in the first film, has raised a son called Erik (Ava Acres) with his wife Gloria (Pink).
Mumble chases after them and returns to discover an iceberg has slammed into their home, trapping the Emperor penguins.
YOUNG emperor penguin Mumble (voiced by Wood) is an outcast in his Antarctic community.
The ecological moralising of the final 20 minutes is a tad heavy-handed and the film lacks a spectacular finale but Mumble and his chums are cute as can be.