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“She was a woman who flew maybe five times a year,” he mumbled incredulously to the press.

Pedestrians mumbled that women in bright dresses and balaclavas jumping with guitars in Sochi streets must be drunk or insane.

No verbal gymnastics like Lennon, not even a joke—just one flat line, so mumbled and understated as to be almost non-existent.

I mumbled a non-answer about how we all fitted a demand or market.

Jerry mumbled on until Denise thought she would cry, then she hung up.

At last the Queen, whose mouth was now quite filled with bits of the mullen-stalk, mumbled, "Get to the point."

And with this request, drowsily mumbled, George pulled the blanket comfortably about him and settled back for another nap.

I put my arm round her and hugged her reassuringly, not knowing what else to do, and mumbled a few silly words.

It opened, the garcon mumbled something, and Madame Chalice entered slowly.

She stared still harder when he mumbled that he had "forgotten something," and intended to be off again in the morning.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mumbled, such as: discontinuous, stuttering, disjointed, halting, hesitating, and muttered.

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