muffler muffler  /ˈmə flər/


  1. (n) a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
  2. (n) a scarf worn around the neck
  3. (n) a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations



  1. Gold-painted Midas mufflers have long rejuvenated the aging exhaust systems of millions of American autos.
  2. New in detail, the Jones muffler is not entirely new in principle.
  3. This tunnel has an enormous muffler in which even the loudest sounds get lost.


  1. SPORTS FREAK TO THEATER GEEK: Bitten by acting bug, Martin creates entertainment website

    Allen Martin as "Johnny Ritz" in a webisode of "Space Cops." ( Photo submitted / June 15 , 2013 ) Allen Martin is a recognizable guy around these parts. He’s worked for his dad at The Muffler Shop on the bypass for years. But that’s just what he does for money.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Danville Advocate-Messenger

  2. In Utah, a 100-Mile Trek With a 4-Year-Old Boy

    Abe carries the author's son Bodi up Red Knob Pass in Utah. We roared across the Wyoming-Utah border at sunset; windows down, stereo cranked, muffler cracked. Behind the wheel was a well-tattooed, pierced 24-year-old.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Alton firefighter joins auto racing team

    Tom Muffler competes to raise awareness of veterans' issues
    on June 14, 2013     Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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  1. In 2001, Keroack wrote in a letter submitted to the Massachusetts Legislature, "Even Midas lets you look at your old muffler before they advise you to change it."
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Dr Eric Keroack Source: Boston Globe

  2. "I want and we should all want motorcycle muffler enforcement," Napoli said. "Motorcycles are becoming more and more popular every day. And these custom motorcycles, the $100,000, it doesn't seem like it's cool to have mufflers. What is a...
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Bill Napoli Source: Sioux City Journal

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