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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
mumble /'nʌmbl/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng nói lầm bầm
    • động từ
      • nói lầm bầm
      • nhai trệu trạo
    Concise Dictionary
    +a soft indistinct utterance
    +talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    +grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    murmur, mutter, say inarticulately, utter indistinctly, swallow one's words:
    He mumbled the name of the person who had shot him, but she didn't catch it.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    to speak or say sth in a quiet voice in a way that is not clear
    Synonym: MUTTER
    [V] I could hear him mumbling to himself. + [VN] She mumbled an apology and left. + [V speech] 'Sorry,' she mumbled. [also V that]
    + noun [usually sing.] (also mumbling [C, usually pl., U]) speech or words that are spoken in a quiet voice in a way that is not clear: He spoke in a low mumble, as if to himself. + They tried to make sense of her mumblings.
    Collocation Dictionary


    incoherently | drowsily, sleepily


    I couldn't understand what he was mumbling about.
    | into
    She mumbled something into her pillow.
    | to
    George mumbled incoherently to himself.

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