Pronunciation: (mum'bul), [key]
—v., -bled, -bling,
1. to speak in a low indistinct manner, almost to an unintelligible extent; mutter.
2. to chew ineffectively, as from loss of teeth: to mumble on a crust.
1. to say or utter indistinctly, as with partly closed lips: He mumbled something about expenses.
2. to chew, or try to eat, with difficulty, as from loss of teeth.
a low, indistinct utterance or sound.
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