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I ran out of questions to ask, I asked where he lived, and he started mumbling, and then he told me the story.

For everyone else, it was a change in the weather, an appearance of the real, Brando mumbling in a movie.

Patton said that as she lay down to sleep that night she heard her husband mumbling.

Well, they stopped mumbling for a start, and then their stories rattled into life.

His wide blue eyes, baby face, and soft, mumbling voice are less pronounced than they are onscreen.

Whatever it was, the rebuke was convincing, for the woman dropped her hoe and went mumbling into the house.

He remembered the mumbling old woman in her chair; but most of all he remembered the girl who sat opposite him.

Sprawling across the table, his huge head lying upon his hands, she beheld the Chief Factor, mumbling in incoherent phrases.

The voices outside the gate sank into a low confused mumbling.

Nina, delighted to see the animal once more, was caressing his long ears and mumbling baby-talk to him.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mumbling, such as: incoherent, blurred, dumb, faltering, halting, and hesitant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.