- To mull is to ponder over or think about something for a long time.
An example of to mull is to consider an offer for five days.
- To mull is defined as to add spices to wine or cider.
An example of to mull is adding cinnamon and cloves to apple cider.
Origin: Middle English mullen, to grind from mul, dust from Old English myl, dust: for Indo-European base see mold
Origin: from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin: contr. from mulmul from and amp; Persian malmal
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transitive verb mulled, mull·ing, mulls
Origin: Origin unknown.
verb mulled, mull·ing, mulls verb, transitive
Origin: Probably Middle English mollen, mullen, to moisten, crumble; see moil.
Origin: Short for mulmull, from Hindi malmal.