mumbler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mumbler a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mumbler One who mumbles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mumbler One who mumbles.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Mumbler one who mumbles or speaks with a low, indistinct voice
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Cf. Mum.

Usage

In literature:

A little older, a little colder: and already are they mystifiers, and mumblers and mollycoddles.
"Thus Spake Zarathustra A Book for All and None" by Friedrich Nietzsche
That's always the way with this old mumbler of mine, Peter Ignatitch.
"Redemption and Two Other Plays" by Leo Tolstoy
You always take your instructors for ancient innocents, purblind, adder-deaf mumblers of platitudes.
"The White Plumes of Navarre" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
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In news:

Maps & Legends tonight, Sept 28, 7-9 pm: Yowlers, Mumblers, and Crooners: Exploring Rock and Roll Vocal Styles.
Classic TV and movie mumblers and chompers get the zombie growl treatment.
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