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mutter

muh ter

  • n  a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
  • n  a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
  • v  talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
  • v  make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

  • Four hours later, you finally arrive home, mutter something to your spouse about a late meeting and go to bed spent and ashamed.
  • As Sarmad was led to his execution, he was heard to mutter lines of poetry: "There was an uproar, and we opened our eyes from eternal sleep," intoned the Sufi.
  • It offers, instead, a steady mutter of eccentric situations and, better still, a whole bunch of glum and occasionally desperate characters whose depressive natures are hinted at .
News & Articles

  • Overalls, king of the lunch table, make a comback
    I heard someone mutter recently that overalls were coming back in style. I was skeptical at best. Nothing could ever revive the full-body denim jump sling of my middle school career, trailblazed by the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, by Lance Bass and friends, by Mary Kate and Ashley and so many pioneers who voluntarily turned their bodies into the …
    June 28, 2013 - Tampa Bay Times
Quotes

  • Keira Knightley in FOXNews
    Fearing that rumors that she has an eating disorder may damage her - to date - very successful career, Keira, 23, described her fantasy evening as: "An Indian takeaway on the sofa - chicken Tikka Jalfrezi and Dhingri Mutter [peas and mushrooms]...
  • Nick Clegg in The Guardian
    Nick Clegg told Radio 4: "If we all had recordings of what we mutter under our breath, we would all be crimson with embarrassment. Gordon Brown has now gone out of his way to apologise. He is quite right to do so and I think that's that."
  • Torben Grael in ScubaWeb
    It was really a team effort, from the very beginning, starting with an excellent boat,said Grael. "I really have to thank the crew for pushing so hard, especially in the absence of Tony (Mutter)."

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