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See definition of muttering on Dictionary.com
  • as infaint
  • as inbabble
  • as injabberwocky
  • as inmurmur
  • as insusurration
  • as insusurrus

synonyms for muttering

  • delicate
  • dim
  • distant
  • dull
  • far-off
  • gentle
  • hazy
  • inaudible
  • mild
  • muffled
  • muted
  • remote
  • slight
  • soft
  • soothing
  • stifled
  • vague
  • weak
  • aside
  • bated
  • bleached
  • blurred
  • deadened
  • deep
  • faded
  • faltering
  • hushed
  • light
  • low
  • moderate
  • murmuring
  • obscure
  • padded
  • pale
  • piano
  • quiet
  • smooth
  • softened
  • subdued
  • thin
  • wan
  • whispered
  • bland
  • breathless
  • dusty
  • epicene
  • feeble
  • hoarse
  • ill-defined
  • imperceptible
  • indistinct
  • lenient
  • low-pitched
  • out of earshot
  • shadowy
  • tenuous
  • unclear
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antonyms for muttering

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  • bright
  • certain
  • clear
  • close
  • definite
  • distinct
  • firm
  • friendly
  • harsh
  • healthy
  • intelligent
  • loud
  • near
  • nearby
  • rough
  • sharp
  • smart
  • strong
  • sure
  • thick
  • violent
  • warm
  • boisterous
  • colorful
  • heavy
  • uncontrolled
  • bold
  • brave
  • courageous
  • resolute
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How to use muttering in a sentence

Ask the disappointed vulture and the mouth of the muttering earth to tell you, gentlemen passengers!
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Gradually and stealthily the king of the forest drew near, muttering to himself, as it were, in an undertone.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
I would rather have undergone a hundred runaways than one week with that old woman muttering her Dutch over my senseless form.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The deep-set eyes of the soldier glowed with an unnatural fire, and he was muttering to himself, as if in delirium.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The Minister of Justice walked away, still muttering something about public confidence and political repercussions.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
Muttering curses, and swaying uncertainly on his feet, Talpers seized his hat and rushed from the house.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The people who followed us with curiosity commenced a gentle muttering upon the opening of the doors.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He lay muttering incoherently some little time; then for a time he lay silent, and apparently sinking away toward death.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The river-drivers had halted not many yards away, cool, determined and quiet, save for a little muttering.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The Canadian hesitated for a few moments, but at length took his place again by the fire, muttering—.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MUTTERING

  • blubbering
  • burble
  • chatter
  • clamor
  • drivel
  • gab
  • gabble
  • gibberish
  • gossip
  • gushing
  • idle talk
  • jabber
  • jabbering
  • jargon
  • murmur
  • muttering
  • prattle
  • ranting
  • tattling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.