[muhm-buh l] /ˈmʌm bəl/
verb (used without object), mumbled, mumbling.
to speak in a low indistinct manner, almost to an unintelligible extent; mutter.
to chew ineffectively, as from loss of teeth:
to mumble on a crust.
verb (used with object), mumbled, mumbling.
to say or utter indistinctly, as with partly closed lips:
He mumbled something about expenses.
to chew, or try to eat, with difficulty, as from loss of teeth.
a low, indistinct utterance or sound.
to utter indistinctly, as with the mouth partly closed; mutter
(rare) to chew (food) ineffectually or with difficulty
an indistinct or low utterance or sound
early 14c., momelen, “to eat in a slow, ineffective manner” (perhaps “to talk with one’s mouth full”), probably frequentative of interjection mum. The -b- is excrescent. Meaning “to speak indistinctly” is from mid-14c. Related: Mumbled; mumbling.
1902, from mumble (v.).
[muhm-buh l-tee-peg] /ˈmʌm bəl tiˌpɛg/ noun 1. a children’s game played with a pocketknife, the object being to cause the blade to stick in the ground or a wooden surface by flipping the knife in a number of prescribed ways or from a number of prescribed positions. /ˈmʌmbəltɪˌpɛɡ/ noun 1. (US) a game in which […]
- Munoz marin
[moo-nyaws mah-reen] /muˈnyɔs mɑˈrin/ noun 1. Luis [lwees] /lwis/ (Show IPA), 1898–1980, Puerto Rican political leader: governor 1948–64.
[muh n-roh] /mənˈroʊ/ noun 1. Charles Edward, 1849–1938, U.S. chemist.
noun, Military. 1. the reinforcement of shock waves in the concave, hollow end of a shaped charge, producing a greater resultant wave and concentrating the explosion along the axis of the charge.