English - Vietnamese Dictionary
+a soft indistinct utterance
+talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
+grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
Advanced English 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.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
to speak or say sth in a quiet voice in a way that is not clear
[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.
incoherently | drowsily, sleepily
I couldn't understand what he was mumbling about.
She mumbled something into her pillow.
George mumbled incoherently to himself.
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