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ˈmʌt ərMut·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutter, muttering, murmur, murmuring, murmuration, mussitationnoun

    a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech

  2. grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, mutteringverb

    a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

  3. mumble, mutter, maunder, mussitateverb

    talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice

  4. murmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarlverb

    make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

    "she grumbles when she feels overworked"


  1. mutternoun

    A repressed or obscure utterance; an instance of muttering.

    The prisoners were docile, and accepted their lot with barely a mutter.

  2. mutternoun


  3. mutterverb

    To utter words, especially complaints or angry expressions, indistinctly or with a low voice and lips partly closed; to say under one's breath.

  4. mutterverb

    To speak softly and incoherently, or with imperfect articulations.

    The asylum inmate muttered some doggerel about chains and pains to himself, over and over.

  5. mutterverb

    To make a sound with a low, rumbling noise.

    April could hear the delivery van's engine muttering in the driveway near the kitchens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mutterverb

    to utter words indistinctly or with a low voice and lips partly closed; esp., to utter indistinct complaints or angry expressions; to grumble; to growl

  2. Mutterverb

    to sound with a low, rumbling noise

  3. Mutterverb

    to utter with imperfect articulations, or with a low voice; as, to mutter threats

  4. Mutternoun

    repressed or obscure utterance

  5. Etymology: [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. L. muttire, mutire.]


  1. Mutter

    Mutter is the third album by German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein. It was released on 2 April 2001 through Motor Music. The album's cover image is a photograph of a dead fetus, which was taken by Daniel Fuchs and Geo Fuchs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mutter

    mut′ėr, v.i. to utter words in a low voice: to murmur: to sound with a low, rumbling noise.—v.t. to utter indistinctly.—ns. Mutt′er (Milt.), a murmuring; Mutterā′tion, act of muttering or complaining; Mutt′erer; Mutt′ering.—adv. Mutt′eringly, in a muttering or grumbling manner: with indistinct articulation. [Prob. imit., like prov. Ger. mustern; L. muttīre.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. mutter

    To quietly enter a command not meant for the ears, eyes, or fingers of ordinary mortals. Often used in “mutter an incantation”. See also wizard.

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mutter' in Verbs Frequency: #702

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mutter in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mutter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • غمغمةArabic
  • Brummen, Nuscheln, murmeln, MurrenGerman
  • balbucear, murmurarSpanish
  • mutina, mumina, mutista, mumistaFinnish
  • grogner, râler, marmottement, marmotter, marmonner, marmonnement, grommeler, feulerFrench
  • מלמלHebrew
  • tuða, hvísla, muldra, tauta, taut, muldurIcelandic
  • 呟く, 囁くJapanese
  • ورته‌Kurdish
  • hāmeme, kōmemememe, kūmemeMāori
  • gemompel, mompelen, geroezemoesDutch
  • mamrotaniePolish
  • resmungar, murmurarPortuguese
  • бормота́ть, бормота́ние, пробормота́тьRussian
  • homurtu, mırıltı, homurdanma, mırıldanmaTurkish
  • 喃喃自语Chinese

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