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verb as in grumble, mumble

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As Democrats mutter privately that their Senate majority is sinking beneath the waves, their leadership has sent out an SOS.

But when you do so, make sure to mutter the appropriate things about poverty, “the empire,” and the scourge of “neoliberalism.”

The theory here seems to be that to mutter about the jews off the record would be perfectly fine.

In Germany, die Mutter has been known to graduate from a promising career to welfare to stay with her children.

He fired with an accuracy of aim that won him an admiring mutter, although to miss would have been almost as noteworthy.

"It's not Joan I've killed at any rate," I heard him mutter as she turned and opened her eyes and smiled faintly up in his face.

For all that, an occasional mutter came unheeded to his ears, the closed curtains preserving articulate sounds like room walls.

But Richard would cross himself and mutter prayers, calling on every saint to fight against the assailing devils.

And he in turn told a story that made men cross themselves and mutter their Glorias.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mutter, such as: complain, groan, growl, moan, murmur, and snarl.

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