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MUTTERING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does muttering mean? 

MUTTERING (noun)
  The noun MUTTERING has 2 senses:

1. a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
2. a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

  Familiarity information: MUTTERING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MUTTERING (noun)


Sense 1muttering [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

mutter; mussitation; murmuring; murmuration; murmur; muttering

Hypernyms ("muttering" is a kind of...):

sound (the sudden occurrence of an audible event)


Sense 2muttering [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

grumble; grumbling; murmuring; mutter; muttering; murmur

Hypernyms ("muttering" is a kind of...):

complaint (an expression of grievance or resentment)


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