Mut"ter (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Muttered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Muttering.] [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. L. muttire, mutire.]


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

Wizards that peep, and that mutter. Is. viii. 19.

Meantime your filthy foreigner will stare, And mutter to himself. Dryden.


To sound with a low, rumbling noise.

Thick lightings flash, the muttering thunder rolls. Pope.


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Mut"ter, v. t.

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



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Mut"ter, n.

Repressing or obscure utterance.


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