mutter

Part of speech: noun

MUTTERER.

Part of speech: verb

To utter in low, sullen tones; murmur.

Part of speech: noun

An indistinct utterance; murmur.

Part of speech: participial adjective

Muttering.

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Usage examples "mutter":

  1. " Well, the other day I let a strange woman out there, but presently when I saw her looking down over the edge and heard her mutter to herself, 'Shall I know him when I see him? - "Elsie at Nantucket", Martha Finley.
  2. He always took the first prize Both for quality and size, But many of his neighbors Now profit by his labors, And the ladies dress in silk From the proceeds of the milk, But those who buy their butter, How dear it is, they mutter. - "Poems of James McIntyre", James McIntyre.
  3. Craig heard an officer mutter. - "The Lost Warship", Robert Moore Williams.