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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mum·ble /ˈmʌmbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mum·ble v. t.
 1. To utter with a low, inarticulate voice.
 2. To chew or bite gently, as one without teeth.
    Gums unarmed, to mumble meat in vain.   --Dryden.
 3. To suppress, or utter imperfectly.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mum·ble v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mumbled p. pr. & vb. n. Mumbling ]
 1. To speak with the lips partly closed, so as to render the sounds inarticulate and imperfect; to utter words in a grumbling indistinct manner, indicating discontent or displeasure; to mutter.
    Peace, you mumbling fool.   --Shak.
 A wrinkled hag, with age grown double,
 Picking dry sticks, and mumbling to herself.   --Otway.
 2. To chew something gently with closed lips.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice [syn: mutter, maunder,
      2: grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great
         difficulty; "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his
         food" [syn: gum]