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muttering

muh tuh ring

  • 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

  • At last, "muttering that they must stop the guns, that they must cease firing, that there must be no more bloodshed," Napoleon III surrendered with 80,000 men.
  • In 1981, Miyamoto created an arcade game inspired by pairing the fictional ape King Kong with the muscular, muttering Popeye cartoon character.
  • The talk-show muttering had migrated from Jeremiah Wright to Clinton's Bosnian sniper-fire fantasy.
News & Articles

  • Phil Mickelson Is Inches Away from Running Away with the 2013 US Open
    ARDMORE , Pa.— Phil Mickelson nearly holed out his approach shot on the par-four eighth hole on Friday, settling for a quick but incredibly makeable birdie putt instead. Phil missed the putt. He wasn't happy about it at all. Usually smiling as he cascades through the gallery, Mickelson was brooding, muttering to himself the entire walk to the ninth tee while carrying his putter, practicing ...
    June 15, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Video: Judith Hill Reflects on Her Dismissal From The Voice 1 Month Later
    It's been almost a month since Judith Hill's shocking departure from The Voice , a turn of events so unexpected to her team leader, Adam Levine, that he found himself in hot water after muttering, "I hate this country." Judith tells us what it was like leaving the show and reflects on her decade-long career as a backup singer that saw her even sing duets with Michael Jackson . Judith's time as a ...
    June 12, 2013 - PopSugar
Quotes

  • Raymond Domenech in New York Times (blog)
    But it was just a guy sitting in his corner and muttering - that would not have mattered had it stayed there,Domenech said.
  • Stewart Cink in USA Today
    I think it angered him,Cink said. "I heard him muttering. I would have been muttering, too."
  • David Cameron in Independent
    Mr Cameron, who backs the retention of existing grammar schools, said: "This is a key test for our party. Does it want to be a serious force for government and change, or does it want to be a right-wing debating society muttering about what might...

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