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Meaning of MUMBLING

Pronunciation:  m'umbuling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)
  2. [n]  indistinct enunciation
  3. [adj]  speaking low and indistinctly; "a mumbling parson stood beside the dying man"; "muttering crowds of onlookers"

MUMBLING is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: gumming, muttering, speaking(a)
 See Also: chew, chewing, diction, enunciation, manduction, mastication



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mum"bling\, a.
Low; indistinct; inarticulate. -- {Mum"bling*ly}, adv.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aspiration, bated breath, breath, breathy voice, drone, droning, exhalation, gabble, gibber, gibbering, jabber, jibber, little voice, low voice, maundering, mouthing, mumble, murmur, murmuration, murmuring, murmurish, murmurous, mutter, muttering, rustling, sigh, soft voice, stage whisper, still small voice, susurrant, susurration, susurrous, susurrus, underbreath, undertone, whisper, whispering, whispery