To mumble is to speak in a low voice that is often difficult to understand.(verb)
An example of mumble is to answer a question in a low voice or without clearly sounding out the words.
The definition of a mumble is something spoken in a low voice.(noun)
An example of a mumble is how a shy child responds to a question.
See mumble in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME momelen, like Ger mummeln, Du mommelen, of echoic orig.
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verb mum·bled, mum·bling, mum·bles verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English momelen
Origin: , from Middle Dutch mommelen.
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