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mumbleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈmʌm.bl̩/
B2 to speak quietly and in a way that is not clear so that the words are difficult to understand: She mumbled something about being too busy. [+ speech] "I'm sorry," he mumbled.
Translations of “mumble”
in Arabic يُتَمْتِم…
in Korean 중얼거리다…
in Malaysian mengomel…
in French marmotter…
in Turkish mırıldanmak, ağzında gevelemek, belli belirsiz konuşmak…
in Italian biascicare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 含糊地說,咕噥…
in Russian бормотать…
in Polish mamrotać…
in Vietnamese lầm bầm…
in Spanish mascullar…
in Portuguese resmungar, murmurar…
in Thai พูดพึมพำ…
in German murmeln…
in Catalan mussitar, remugar…
in Japanese ぶつぶつ言う…
in Indonesian menggumam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含糊地说,咕哝…
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