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mut·ter·ing

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  1. mutter, muttering, murmur, murmuring, murmuration, mussitationnoun

    a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech

    Synonyms:
    murmur vowel, murmuration, murmur, mussitation, grumbling, murmuring, grumble, heart murmur, mutter, cardiac murmur

  2. grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, mutteringnoun

    a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

    Synonyms:
    murmuration, mutter, mussitation, rumbling, murmur, grumbling, murmuring, grumble, rumble, heart murmur, murmur vowel, cardiac murmur

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  1. mutteringadjective

    Synonyms:
    inarticulate, indistinct, maundering

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  1. List of paraphrases for "muttering":

    mumbling

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  1. Scott C. Holstad:

    I met this Oscar-winning director at a party in Beverly Hills and everyone got mad at me because I didn’t know who he was. Well, he didn’t know who I was either so I guess it evened out. Still, I could hear them muttering Holstad can’t write anyway, I liked him more when he wrote funny poems so I went home, wrote this poem, drank some Jack straight up and threw away the director’s video that my wife had been given.

  2. Leonardo DiCaprio:

    So I came in the next day and Jack’s hair was all over the place, jack Nicholson was muttering to Jack Nicholson and the prop guy tipped me off that Jack Nicholson had a fire extinguisher, a bottle of whisky, some matches and a handgun somewhere. So I sat down at the table not knowing what to expect, and Jack Nicholson set the table on fire after pouring whisky all over the place and stuck a gun in my face.

  3. George Orwell, 1984:

    It was terribly dangerous to let your thoughts wander when you were in any public place or within range of a telescreen. The smallest thing could give you away. A nervous tic, an unconscious look of anxiety, a habit of muttering to yourself—anything that carried with it the suggestion of abnormality, of having something to hide. In any case, to wear an improper expression on your face ... was itself a punishable offense. There was even a word for it in Newspeak: facecrime ...


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