Translation of "mutter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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mutterverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈmʌt.ər/ us /ˈmʌt̬.ɚ/

B2 to speak quietly and in a low voice that is not easy to hear, often when you are worried or complaining about something

Stop muttering and speak up! 別咕噥了,大聲說出來!
He was muttering (away) to himself. 他在喃喃自語。
Laurence muttered something about his wife and left. 勞倫斯低聲說了他妻子的甚麼事就離開了。
He muttered something under his breath to the person next to him. 他壓低聲音對他身邊的人咕噥了些甚麼。

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uk /ˈmʌt.ər/ us /ˈmʌt̬.ɚ/

mutter noun (QUIET WORDS)

[ S ] (the sound of) words being said very quietly

I heard the soft mutter of voices in the next room. 我聽到隔壁有人輕聲低語。

mutter noun (COMPLAINT)

[ C ] a complaint that is made to only a few people

There were mutters that other departments received more money than ours. 私下裡有人發牢騷說其他部門比我們部門拿的錢多。

(Translation of “mutter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)