Meaning of “muffler” in the English Dictionary

"muffler" in British English

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mufflernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmʌf.lər/ us /ˈmʌf.lɚ/

muffler noun [ C ] (CLOTHES)

old-fashioned a thick scarf (= long piece of cloth worn around the neck)

(Definition of “muffler” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mufflernoun [ C ]

us /ˈmʌf·lər/

a long strip of cloth, often of wool, worn around the neck for warmth; scarf

a device on a vehicle which reduces noise

(Definition of “muffler” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)