mumbles (third person present) · mumbled (past tense) · mumbled (past participle) · mumbling (present participle)
  1. say something indistinctly and quietly, making it difficult for others to hear.
    "he mumbled something she didn't catch" ·
    "‘Sorry,’ she mumbled"
    mutter · murmur · speak indistinctly · talk under one's breath ·
    speak sotto voce · talk to oneself · maffle
  2. bite or chew (something) with toothless gums or without making much use of the teeth.
    "she mumbled a piece of black bread"
mumbles (plural noun)
  1. a quiet and indistinct utterance.
    "Rosie had replied in a mumble"
    murmur · mutter · mumble · low voice · hushed tone · undertone
Middle English: frequentative of mum2.
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How to use mumble in a sentence?
he mumbled something she didn't catch.
she mumbled a piece of black bread.
Rosie had replied in a mumble.
‘Sorry,’ she mumbled.
How to say mumble in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans prewel
Arabic (NOUN)غمغم
Bangla বিড়বিড় করা
Bosnian (Latin) mumljati
Bulgarian (NOUN)мънкане
Cantonese (Traditional) 曼波
Chinese Simplified 曼波
Chinese Traditional 曼波
Croatian mumljati
Czech (VERB)mumlat
Danish (NOUN)mumle
Dutch (VERB)mompelen
Estonian (VERB)pobin, Mamrot
Finnish (VERB)jupina
French (VERB)marmonner
German (VERB)nuschel, Murmeln
Greek (VERB)ψελλίζω, μουρμουρίζω
Haitian Creole mamonnen
Hebrew (NOUN)מאמבל
Hindi भुनभुनाना
Hungarian (NOUN)morog, motyog
Indonesian (VERB)bergumam
Italian (NOUN)borbottio, mormorano
Japanese (NOUN)つぶやく, むにゃむにゃ, ブツブツ
Klingon jat
Korean 멈 블
Latvian (VERB)murmināšana, nomurmināja
Lithuanian (VERB)lementi
Norwegian Bokmål mumle
Persian زیر لب سخن گفتن
Polish (VERB)mamrot
Portuguese (VERB)resmungar, murmurar, gagueja
(NOUN)balbuciar, murmúrio
Romanian (VERB)molfăi, mormăi
Russian (VERB)бормотать
Samoan mama
Serbian (Cyrillic) Мано
Serbian (Latin) Mano
Slovak (VERB)mumlat
Slovenian (NOUN)Bastard
Spanish (VERB)mascullar, murmurar
(NOUN)balbucear, murmullo
Swedish (VERB)mumla, mummel
Tamil முனக
Telugu ముమ్మెర
Thai พึมพำ
Tongan ne fa'a
Turkish (VERB)geveleme, mırıltı
Urdu بدبدانا
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