Definition of mutter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmʌtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌtər//
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[usually singular] a quiet sound or words that are difficult to hear the soft mutter of voices She gave a low mutter of apology. Word Originlate Middle English: imitative; compare with German dialect muttern.
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