- 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 of mullMiddle English mullen, to grind ; from mul, dust ; from Old English myl, dust: for Indo-European base see mold
Origin of mull; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin of mullcontr. ; from mulmul ; from and amp; Persian malmal
Origin of mullShort for mulmull, from Hindi malmal.
verbmulled, mull·ing, mulls
Origin of mullProbably Middle English mollen, mullen, to moisten, crumble; see moil.
transitive verbmulled, mull·ing, mulls
Origin of mullOrigin unknown.
(third-person singular simple present mulls, present participle mulling, simple past and past participle mulled)
(countable and uncountable, plural mulls)
- A thin, soft muslin.
- (uncountable) Marijuana that has been chopped to prepare it for smoking.
- A stew of meat, broth, milk, butter, vegetables, and seasonings, thickened with soda crackers.
- The gauze used in bookbinding to adhere a text block to a book's cover.
- An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or the peelings and refuse of the larger.
Probably related to mould.
- An island in the Inner Hebrides.