mumbling : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n indistinct enunciation
- n ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)
- v talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
- v grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
- Or the catatonic, mumbling responses to admittedly ridiculous questions like, "How's that beard working out for ya?" After several failed attempts to jolt Phoenix out of his stupor .
- Our tester gave the coffee with MM's (mix-ins are optional) an enthusiastic thumbs up, mumbling "excellent" and "really, really fresh" between mouthfuls.
- Eventually they forged primitive weapons and set off over the mountain, mumbling phrases that could be loosely translated as having something to do with "vital national interests .
News & Articles
- 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.
June 27, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News