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Synonyms for mutterˈmʌt ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutter, muttering, murmur, murmuring, murmuration, mussitation(noun)

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

    murmur vowel, murmuration, murmur, mussitation, grumbling, murmuring, grumble, muttering, heart murmur, mutter, cardiac murmur

  2. grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering(verb)

    a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

    murmuration, mutter, mussitation, rumbling, murmur, grumbling, murmuring, grumble, rumble, heart murmur, murmur vowel, muttering, cardiac murmur

  3. mumble, mutter, maunder, mussitate(verb)

    talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice

    mutter, palaver, tittle-tattle, tattle, mussitate, blab, grumble, piffle, chatter, maunder, gibber, prate, croak, murmur, gum, clack, prattle, gnarl, gabble, blabber, mumble, twaddle

  4. murmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarl(verb)

    make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

    "she grumbles when she feels overworked"

    go, perish, snuff it, rumble, croak, decease, mutter, pass away, cash in one's chips, choke, mussitate, scold, grumble, cronk, drop dead, maunder, exit, pop off, growl, buy the farm, murmur, conk, grouch, die, give-up the ghost, pass, expire, gnarl, kick the bucket, mumble


  1. mutter(verb)

    grumble, growl, mumble

  2. mutter(verb)

    murmur, ramble, babble, stutter, mumble

  3. mutter(verb)

    rumble, putter, growl

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mutter(v. n.)

    grumble, murmur

  2. mutter(v. a.)

    utter indistinctly

  3. mutter(n.)

    murmur, indistinct utterance

Translations for mutter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • غمغمةArabic
  • murmeln, Murren, Nuscheln, BrummenGerman
  • balbucear, murmurarSpanish
  • mutista, mumista, mutina, muminaFinnish
  • marmonner, marmonnement, feuler, grommeler, râler, marmotter, grogner, marmottementFrench
  • מלמלHebrew
  • tuða, tauta, muldra, hvísla, muldur, tautIcelandic
  • 囁く, 呟くJapanese
  • ورته‌Kurdish
  • kōmemememe, kūmeme, hāmemeMāori
  • geroezemoes, gemompel, mompelenDutch
  • mamrotaniePolish
  • murmurar, resmungarPortuguese
  • пробормота́ть, бормота́ть, бормота́ниеRussian
  • mırıldanma, homurtu, mırıltı, homurdanmaTurkish

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