mumbling mumbling  /ˈməm bə lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) indistinct enunciation
  2. (n) ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)

Usage(s):

  1. She is no mumbling, anonymous priestess, frothing her mouth with riddles.
  2. There could be a Hassidic Jew on your left mumbling things you can't understand and an Asian hipster on your right on his cell phone.

News

  • Trayvon Martin case: Prosecution's star witness proves to be a challenge

    Impertinent. Mumbling. Offended. Teary-eyed. Rachel Jeantel, star witness for the prosecution in George Zimmerman's murder trial, was all of those, and more, as her testimony Wednesday provided new details into Trayvon Martin’s last moments and infused racially loaded commentary into an already-sensitive trial.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

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